Information Systems
 

System Analysis and Design

System Analysis and Design
Concepts and skills related to the systems development life cycle, including project management, planning, investigation, requirements definition, systems design. Tools and techniques of object-oriented analysis and design.
IS
401
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAcceptance into the Information Systems major; enrollment in an IS Core envelope.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining IS 401
Course Outcomes: 

Working in Groups

Learn to work in groups and be part of an effective team. Demonstrate your skills by delivering a semester-long systems analysis and design project, followed by a week-long, intensive integrative exercise.

Effective Communication

Learn to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Learn the standard symbols and notation for expressing systems as UML diagrams. Learn to make a professional presentation to management regarding the artifacts you produce.

Course Content

Course content: Master the essential subject matter of object-oriented systems analysis and design.

Further Technology Skills

Further your technology skills by learning to use tools that support the fundamental tasks of a systems analyst. This semester we will use a new online collaborative diagramming tool, LucidChart, to create UML diagrams. We will also learn to use Microsoft products such as Visio and Project.