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CS 261. Computer Systems I

Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 013691 Grading Basis GRD

This course provides an introduction to the operation of modern interrupt-driven computer systems. Explores the representation of software and information in binary memory, the primary components of a CPU, systems programming and basic interactions with an Operating System. You may only enroll in CS 261 at most twice. Prerequisite(s): Fully admitted Computer Science majors or minors only and minimum grade of “C-” in either CS 227 /MATH 227  or MATH 245 , and in CS 159 .