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Micro-credential Overview

Students can earn this micro-credential by completing UCO's CMSC 3833 course, Computer Organization and Architecture II, which introduces the concepts of memory system architecture, interfacing and communication of computer elements, functional organization, multiprocessing, alternate architectures, performance enhancements and assembly language programming.

What can you do with this micro-credential?

  • Describe the concepts and knowledge about computer architecture.
  • Describe the concepts of cache, virtual memory, I/O and CPU architectures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in creating programs using an assembly language.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding the design decisions of computer architectures.
Computer Architecture and Assembly Programming Language Badge

Intended Audience

  • UCO computer sciences students enrolled in the CMSC 3833 academic course.

Instruction Method

• In person or online, synchronous sessions.


• Fall and spring semesters.


  • Those interested must be enrolled as a student in UCO’s CMSC 3833 academic course, Computer Organization and Architecture II. Registration for this micro-credential is included in the course enrollment.


  • The micro-credential fee is included in the price of the CMSC 3833 academic course tuition and fees.

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What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.