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IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II
McGinnis, Jacob


<center>KC Accelerated - Downtown Spring II 2005</center><body>

<p class="MsoNormal">IS316


Computer Systems Analysis & Design II


Chip <a href="mailto:McGinnischipmckcmo@aol.com">McGinnis


jacob.mcginnis@park.edu</a>


March 14 - May 8, 2005


Park University-Downtown


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<p class="MsoNormal">I. COURSE
DESCRIPTION </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> 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 modeling, dictionaries, and documentation.
The student will learn how to use a CASE tool. Prerequisite: CS 205.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> II. GOALS OF THE
COURSE </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> Analysis and Design of information systems is a dynamic
area that is


revolutionizing the manner in which business operations are conducted.


Technology today has positioned corporations in an information age.


Companies must design their information systems with the ability to best


service the needs of the current users and to provide a migration path to


technologies of the future. <O:P> </O:P>
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<p class="MsoNormal"> III. LEARNING
OBJECTIVES </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> Students will be required to understand and relate the
course material


concerning analysis and design of an information system. Emphasis will be


stressed in vocabulary, analysis, information gathering, inter-personal


communications skills and project management relating to the


implementation of information systems.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> IV. TEXTBOOK
LIST </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> Systems Analysis and Design Methods
Sixth
Edition


By: Whitten, Bently, Dittman


Publisher: Irwin, McGraw Hill <O:P>
ISBN: 0-07-293261-9 </O:P>
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<p class="MsoNormal"> V. COURSE
REQUIREMENTS </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> It is expected that each student attend every class
period. If for some acceptable reason a student must miss a class period he or
she should call the school and/or notify the instructor of the absence. More than
2 unexcused absence will result in automatic withdrawal from the class.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> At the end of the term any student who has not completed
all work will receive an incomplete only if a valid reason exists for an
incomplete. Grades will not be held while waiting for your course requirements.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">VI. CLASS MEETING AND EXAMINATION SCHEDULE</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> (List date of class and
activities/assignments) <b>SUBJECT TO CHANGE PER INSTRUCTOR</b></p>
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<p align="center">WEEK
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<p align="center">ASSIGNMENT



<td width="11%" align="center">
<p align="center">1
<td width="75%">Chapter 11



<td width="11%" align="center">2
<td width="75%">Chapters 12 & 13



<td width="11%" align="center">3
<td width="75%">Chapters 14 & 15



<td width="11%" align="center">4
<td width="75%">Chapters 16 & 17



<td width="11%" align="center">5
<td width="75%">Chapter 18 (The text is repeated twice)



<td width="11%" align="center">6
<td width="75%">Chapter 19



<td width="11%" align="center">7
<td width="75%">Chapter 20



<td width="11%" align="center">8
<td width="75%">Alert Company Presentation

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<p class="MsoNormal"> VII. CLASS
POLICIES </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> A & D II consists of chapters 6 – 20 and coverage of
additional handout sections as appropriate.





You should make every effort to attend and participate in all activities. NOTE:
Some of these activities will require outside team activities and/or library
research.


Approximate class activity times are as follows:


Lecture 5:30pm to 8:15-8:30pm


Test and (or) Team Activities 8:30pm until complete


Each test will be T/F and multiple choice over the lecture from the
previous


week. </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> NOTE: Any test received late will be assessed a one
letter grade penalty. I will not hunt you down to get the tests turned in. It
is YOUR responsibility!!!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> VIII. GRADING POLICY</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> The grading formula will be made up of the following:
class attendance,


participation in class discussions, case exercises, course exams and
instructor's


evaluation, all weighted equally. Grading is as follows: A=90%, B=80, C=70%,


D=60% and F=less than 60%.


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<p class="MsoNormal">IX.
ATTENDANCE </p>
<p class="MsoNormal"> “In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused
absences in a term of enrollment, the student will be administratively
withdrawn, resulting in a grade of F”. An unexcused absence is an absence that
has not been cleared with the instructor. Examples include but are not limited
to illness, work requirements, etc., PLEASE use email when possible to notify me
of any absences.</p>

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