Course Number & Name:  ELC 228 Introduction to Microprocessors

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  6.0          Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ELC 218
Concurrent Courses:

Course Description: This is an introductory course in microprocessor applications for students who already have basic knowledge of digital circuits principles. Computer hardware organization is analyzed, and machine-language programs are written and run. Hardware and software aspects of a popular eight-bit microprocessor are studied in detail. Theoretical ideas are reinforced by building and testing realistic experimental systems in the laboratory.

<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. assemble, test, analyze, and troubleshoot microprocessor-based systems;
  2. use a microprocessor system and modify its design as necessary; and
  3. function effectively on teams.


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