University Catalog

Print Page

ECE 323. Introduction to Microprocessors

Credits: 4
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Description: Computer organization, microprocessors, assembly and high-level language programming. Parallel and serial interfaces, interrupts, analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog, and single board microprocessor based design. Labs with design emphasis.
Prerequisites: ECE 322
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain how a microprocessor works and its functionality.
2. Design an interface between a microprocessor and peripheral units and input and output devices.
3. Design an interface between a microprocessor and memory devices.
4. Design and write assembly and C programming language programs to make a microprocessor perform desired tasks.
5. Write professional laboratory reports using appropriate standard software applications.

The contents in this catalog and other university publications, policies, fees, bulletins or announcements are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between any student and St. Cloud State University.