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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT 461 - Systems Analysis

Feasibility studies of systems, cost analysis, budgets, and tools of systems analysis.

Prerequisite: senior standing.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Position system analysis in the development process
  • Develop an understanding of the concepts of problem recognition and problem definition
  • Use tools like PIECES framework
  • Explain in detail the individual phases of the SDLC, along with the expected activities and deliverables from each
  • Identify and select IS projects
  • Gather and organize end users’ requirements
  • Read, correct, and create data flow diagrams (DFD)
  • Read, correct, and create entity relationship diagrams (ERO)
  • Perform basic project management tasks associated with scope, time and budget
  • Understand ERO extensions
  • Create logical and relational models
  • Write a system proposal
  • Understand the basic elements of other analysis methods like object oriented analysis or rapid application development
  • Understand the job of system analyst
  • Work effectively in a pair
  • Follow a process to solve organizational problems
  • Write better

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