Computer Science and EngineeringCSE 12 Computer Systems and Assembly Language

Introduction to computer systems and assembly language and how computers compute in hardware and software. Topics include digital logic, number systems, data structures, compiling/assembly process, basics of system software, and computer architecture. May include C language. Students with no prior programming experience are strongly recommended to take CSE 3, Computer Science 5J, Computer Science 5P, Computer Science 10, or equivalent before taking this course. (Formerly Computer Engineering 12.)


Prerequisite(s): previous or concurrent enrollment in CSE 12L is required.



Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


The Staff, Tracy Larrabee, Darrell Long, Jose Renau Ardevol, Matthew Guthaus, Max Dunne