This course provides students with a thorough and practical introduction to information system analysis and design. It covers the standard methodologies for systems analysis and documentation, but places particular emphasis on modern object-oriented techniques and iterative lifecycles. We will cover client-server and web system architectures, project lifecycle models, project management techniques, requirements elicitation, analysis, documentation, and management, CASE tools, use case analysis, business rule catalogs, process models, system design approaches, testing, feasibility analysis, and graphical modeling with the Unified Modeling Language. Students are expected to complete readings in the text book, solve problem sets, analyze and document a business process, prepare a project plan, complete a system analysis & design model, and venture into the use of tools.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
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