Apr 13, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024

CMSI 2210 Computer Systems Organization

4 semester hours

Exploration of computing system operation with a focus on programming at levels with minimal translation between the code and what the computer can access and manipulate directly. Encoding, decoding, and manipulation of bit representations for integers, floating-point numbers, characters, and machine instructions. The C programming language, up to strings, pointers, and arrays. Assembly language, up to calling conventions and the stack. Programming tasks utilizing system calls and other operating system interfaces.

Prerequisite: CMSI 2120  or CMSI 3630 .