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Systems Analysis and Design

Description:
Introduces recent approaches to the analysis and design of computer information systems, including the hands-on use of computer aided software engineering (CASE) tools. The changing role of the systems analyst in both operations and systems applications in today's organizations is examined. The course critically analyzes systems development methodologies, including life cycle models and prototyping; reviews user-led developments and current approaches which facilitate user-developer collaboration; discusses effective diagramming and notational techniques now available to define and document functional requirements and operational business processes; and examines current methods used to test and evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usability of documented requirements and convert them into efficient systems design or re-engineering processes. Topics include CASE tools, module and transaction design, human-computer interfaces, and system configuration. This course includes practical experience in analyzing and designing an organizational application. It discusses the concept of quality as applied to information systems and business process redesign as well as the role of information systems in managing quality within an organization.IT 461L and MSIS 461L are the same course.

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2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4987 M
17:30 - 20:15
Syed,Romilla M01-0206
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 19
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Prerequsite = IT 110 and 60 credits - This course is open to IT majors only. Non IT major degree students with proper prerequisites may register for this course starting 08/07/2017. Non-degree students may submit regist
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2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2560 Th
17:30 - 20:15
Syed,Romilla M02-0214
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 15
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Prerequsite = IT 110 and 60 credits - This course is open to IT majors only. Registration dates for non-IT majors are: Students in partner programs 01/03/2017; non-CM degree students and non-degree students 01/23/2017.
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