Introduction to Computer Systems
|Hours||3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab|
|Prerequisites||C S 142; or instructor's consent.|
|Note||Students are allowed 1 repeat of each C S undergraduate course (all 100-, 200-, 300- or 400-level courses). This includes all students who received any grade including those who withdraw (receive a "W" grade) from a C S course. Students must wait 1 semester/term before being allowed to take a course they have failed twice. Petitions for exceptions to the policy can be completed at cs.byu.edu/undergraduate-handbook/retake-policy-cs-courses/.|
|Taught||Fall, Winter, Spring even years, Summer odd years|
|Programs||Containing C S 224|
Ability to perform simple computations in binary.
Translating C code to Assembly
Ability to describe how a compiler translates C code to assembly.
Perform computations using Boolean logic
Translate Boolean logic to transistor circuitry
Use combinational and sequential circuitry to implement an instruction set architecture
Ability to describe the operation of a computer at the micro-architectural level
Ability to program in C.
Ability to program in assembly.
Ability to describe the high level organization and operation of a computer, e.g. the von Neumann model