INFS3220-C1 Systems Analysis and Design    (Summer 2006)

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


Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (05/22/2006 - 07/18/2006)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 15 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $120.00

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: One of INFS1050, INFS2010, INFS2110, INFS2120, INFS2130, INFS3140, INFS3184, INFS3151 or MATH2070

About The Instructor

John A. Zeanchock, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
 Education
Associate Professor of Computer & Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

zeanchock@rmu.edu
412-397-6034 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 429

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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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