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IS 347 - Business Systems Analysis

This course provides the study of the analysis and design of information systems for business applications. The course concentrates on the systems development process-the analysis. The analysis process provides a strong basis for understanding and modeling the user needs in an information system solution with a business-driven conception. Topics include requirements elicitation, initial proposal, project management, data flow diagramming, agile modeling, data dictionaries, structured decision tables/trees, effective input/output designs, database designs, quality data-entry procedures, and object-oriented concepts. The course does not include any programming of the system or actual layout of the network. Emphasis is placed on the tools and analytical skills required of the systems analyst. The final project of the class aims at producing a professional systems document using most of the analyst’s tools. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 30/30/0/60 Prerequisite: IS 123 Computer Networks . Corequisite: None.