INFS3220-C2 Systems Analysis and Design    (Spring 2004)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details


This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements


Enrollment for this section is reserved for students in the School of Adult and Continuing Education (ACE).

All courses offered through the School of Adult and Continuing Education utilize an online component. The amount of online usage varies with the type of class. If you have any questions regarding this or anything else related to ACE, please direct your inquiry to ace@rmu.edu.


Session, Dates: 3 (03/06/2004 - 05/01/2004)

Days: S

Time: 08:00 - 12:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 210

Seats Available: 11 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides the student with theory and practice associated with the analysis and design of computer-based information systems. Fundamental topics include systems theory, the role of the information system in operating and managing the organization, and systems design concepts. The purpose, function, and expected outcomes of each phase and activity of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) are discussed from theoretical and practical perspectives. Specific design techniques, such as data flow diagrams and data dictionaries, are discussed and used. Other topics include the function of design tools such as CASE, planning techniques, and project management. Case studies are used to supplement lectures, with hands-on experiences in applying the SDLC to the analysis and design of information systems.

Prerequisite: INFS1050 or INFS2010 or INFS2110 or INFS2120 or INFS2130 or INFS3140 or INFS3184 or INFS3151 or MATH2070

About The Instructor

Patricia Byerly, M.B.A.
Part-Time Faculty
 Computer and Information Systems

byerly@rmu.edu
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305

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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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