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INFS3220-C1 Systems Analysis and Design    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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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 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: T R

Time: 11:00 - 12:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 210

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

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: INFS2110, INFS2120, INFS2130, INFS2140, INFS2184, INFS2150, INFS2151 or MATH2070 and COSK2220 or COSK2225

About The Instructor

Gary A. Davis, D.Sc.

Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems


davis@rmu.edu
412-397-6440 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 222
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