IS 315 Computer Systems Analysis and Design I
S1LL 2006 LR
Garner, Jerald L.
MS Operations ManagementCertified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
January 9 - March 5, 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Systems Analysis and Design Methods, 7th ed, Whitten and Bently
Course Description: This course presents various philosophies, terminology, and techniques used in the analysis and implementation of the system development life cycle. The student will investigate such areas as project proposals, logical systems, flow diagrams, data remodeling, dictionaries, and documentation. The student will learn how to use a CASE tool. Pre-requisite: IS205. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: Group discussions, current Technology examples, and lectures will be used. Students will be required to use the Internet to locate articles on the latest Technology Trends and Computer Systems Headline News and present them in class. Students will be exposed to different cases dealing with Systems Life Cycles and daily Systems Analyst duties.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: A mid term and final will be administered and students will be required to complete a three page report, 10 questions, outline (speakers notes), and 45 min to 1 hour round table discussion or presentation (NOTE: Team must turn in a PowerPoint Presentation on CD or Disk!) on assigned cases or projects.(instructors approval). Each student will be given a work assignment or will work with other students as a team (5 teams with 4 members) on assignments. Students will be required to discuss current events during each class session.
Grading: Class participation/attendance - 15%, Mid Term - 30%, Report/presentation - 20%, and Final - 35%.
A 90-100, B 80-89, C 70-79, D 60-69 and F 0-59
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students may recieve a 5 to 10% drop in grade for late assigments.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend class, homework and papers will be completed by due dates and academic honesty is strictly enforced.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Session 1
Tues 10 Jan Introduction. Chapt 1 Context of Systems Analysis & Design Methods, Review Current Technology.
Discuss Paper Topics.
Chapt 2 System Building Blocks. Chapt 1 -review questions 1, 2, 3 and 4 due. Select Presentation Topics
Tues 17 Jan Chapt 3 System Development. Chapt 2 - review questions C2 - 2&4 due.
Chapt 4 Project MGMT. C3 - 4&5 due.
24 Jan Chapt 5 Systems Analysis Chapt 4 - review questions 1, 3 & 5 due.
Chapt 6 Fact Finding Techniques for Requirements History Chapt 5 review questions 1,2&3 due.
Mid Term & Chapt 7 Modeling System Requiements with use Cases. Chapt 6 review question 4 due.
31 Jan Chapt 8 Data Modeling & Analysis
7 Feb Chapt 9 Process Modeling
Chapt 10 Object-Oriented Analysis & Modeling Paper, outline and questions due for 1st presentation.
14 Feb 1st presentation. Paper, outline and questions due for 2nd presentation.
2nd presentation. Paper, outline and questions due for 3rd presentation.
21 Feb 3rd presentations. Paper, outline and questions due for 4th presentation.
28 Feb Review and Open Discussion
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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