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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
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify stakeholders and describe their roles and individual needs in system development.
2. Understand the Information Systems professional and the user's role in system development in order to achieve user acceptance and a solution that fits both the user's needs and satisfies the business objective.
3. Evaluate strengths/weaknesses and applicable roles of several strategies/methodologies for design of information systems including Model Driven, RAD, Agile, OO development, and Prototyping.
4. Identify problem/opportunity/directive, cause/effect and business requirements for a given problem scenario.
5. Understand and explain project management life cycle, approaches to scheduling, measuring of project progress and relationship to the system development life cycle.
6. Identify the responsibilities of the Project Manager and discuss why they are important to the success of the project.
7. Practice systems analysis traditional tasks:
• Problem analysis
• Requirements analysis
• Decision analysis
8. Build process and data models for analysis within the system development life cycle.
9. Differentiate between logical and physical models.
10. Build communication skills, both oral and written as well as teamwork.
A. Complete the following reading assignments prior to coming to class.
1) Chapter(s) to be presented that night.
2) Review questions at the end of each chapter.
B. Complete all homework assignments when scheduled.
C. Complete group project assignments when scheduled
D. Complete all examinations when scheduled.
E. Late work is not accepted.
Mid Term Examination 30%
Final Examination 30%
A 100 - 90
B 89 - 80
C 79 – 70
D 69 – 60
F below 60
Late Submission of Course Materials:
No late work accepted.
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Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
ADD/DROP: October 25 - November 1, 2004
LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW PASSING: November 11, 2004
INCOMPLETES: As a rule, incomplete grades will not be given. Incomplete grades will not be given for student laziness (i.e. work not in on time; missing exams; student missing final…etc.) Exceptions to the rule do exist, however: If a death in the student's immediate family (spouse, child, parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt, or uncle) affects the overall performance of the student in the course or if the student misses a significant portion of class due to their hospitalization, the student may be allowed to petition for an incomplete and make up the work prior to (19 December 2004). The instructor retains the right to veto any such petition, or grant an incomplete in other unforeseen circumstance.
WITHDRAWALS: The enrollment status of the student in this course is solely the responsibility of the student. If you wish to change your status in this course, be sure that you file the appropriate paperwork with the registrar before the appropriate deadlines. If you wish to drop, do not just stop coming to class! Get to the Campus Center Director and file a withdrawal slip. I will continue to consider you part of this
class until notified otherwise by the Campus Center Director.
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