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CIS 212 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

CIS 212Systems Analysis and Design

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CIS 212 Systems Analysis and Design

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in any CIS course

Co-requisites:  ENG 096 and RDG 096                     Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course gives an overview of the system development life cycle covering information gathering and reporting activities from the analysis phase through the maintenance and support phase.  The course introduces the classical and structural tools/techniques for describing processes, data flows, data structures, file and database design, input/output design and program specifications.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. describe and implement a practical approach to systems analysis and design using a blend of traditional development and current technologies;
  2. describe the system’s development life cycle; and
  3. explain how information systems support business requirements in today’s intensely competitive environment.