Microprocessors A

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Course No: ETEC.3830-061; SIS Class Nbr: 15484; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Introduces the microprocessor and microprocessor programming through an integrated set of experiments and related lectures. Topics include: binary, decimal, and hexadecimal numbers; the microprocessor; memory devices; structure of microprocessor-based systems; programming and instruction sets; addressing modes; arithmetic, logical, and shift instructions; branch conditions and instructions; indexed addressing; the tack; subroutines; assembly language; floating-point routines; and software development techniques. Approximately one-half of the course time will be an associated laboratory, culminating with a programming project. Pre-Requisite: 17.341

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: Lab components and materials need to be purchased separately.
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Dohn Bowden
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Chat Hours: Thu 9-10pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology

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