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Understanding Digital Technologies

Overview of major technical areas in digital computers: semiconductor devices, computer architecture, software development and systems, and computer networks. Coverage of fundamental concepts, historical development trends, current state of the art, and challenges to continued development in each area. Students gain an intuitive understanding of the workings of digital computer technology, an ability to put new developments in context, and an appreciation for the impact of these technologies on society. Course satisfies the University Core requirement in technology. (This course is not intended for engineering majors.) Prerequisite: high school algebra. (4 units)

Final is on Thursday, March 20

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