Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 237 Introduction to Microprocessors and Microcontrollers

5 credits
Introduces the microcontroller and its applications. Students learn how to program, analyze, troubleshoot, interface, and design electronic systems based on micro-technology, including industrial, consumer, and microcomputer systems.

Prerequisites: ELEC 211  as either a prerequisite or corequisite

Quarters Offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Winter 2019

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic functions of the microprocessor
  • Identify and describe basic microprocessor  architecture
  • Create simple programs using computer instruction sets and block diagrams
  • Describe the operation and use of a microcontroller
  • Successfully create complex microcontroller applications both in hardware and software.
  • Download and run programs on an evaluation board
  • Implement a systemic approach to solving a control problem using modern micro-processing devices

Total Hours: 70 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40