ECE 306H ECE 306H. Introduction to Computing: Honors. 3 Hours.
Introduction to computing including bits and operations on bits, number formats, arithmetic and logic operations, and digital logic. Explore the Von Neumann model of processing including memory, arithmetic logic unit, registers, and instruction decoding and execution. Examine structured programming and debugging, machine and assembly language programming, the structure of an assembler, physical input/output through device registers, subroutine call/return; trap instruction, stacks and applications of stacks. Three lecture hours and one recitation hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Biomedical Engineering 306, Electrical and Computer Engineering 306, 306H, Electrical Engineering 306, 306H. Prerequisite: Credit with a grade of at least a C- or registration for Mathematics 408C or 408K.