INFS3220-C1 Systems Analysis and Design    (Spring 2010)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

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

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (01/11/2010 - 05/01/2010)

Days: M W F

Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Franklin Center 204

Seats Available: 4 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.

Prerequisites: One from INFS1020, INFS1050, INFS2110, INFS2120, INFS2130, INFS3140, INFS3184, INFS3151 or MATH2070 and COSK2220

About The Instructor

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

laverty@rmu.edu
412-397-6477 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310

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