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Min Chen
CSS 370
Bothell Campus

Analysis and Design

Methods and tools to capture and communicate requirements, proposed solutions, and design to management, customers, and software developers. Data, process, and object modeling using languages such as data flow diagrams, entity/relationship diagrams, and unified modeling language use cases and class and sequence diagrams. Prerequisite: 2.0 in CSS 301; 2.0 in either CSS 263 or CSS 342; 2.0 in CSS 360; may not be repeated.

Class description

This course focus on the initial software processes that play an essential role in the success of any software project. This course will cover the methods and notational tools needed to capture and communicate the requirements, proposed solutions, and design of a software project to management, customers, and programmers. This course is not methodology specific and will discuss both classical and object-oriented analysis and design.

Student learning goals

Define projects includes scope, stakeholders, goals, and objectives

Communicate to different stakeholders based on their individual as well shared needs

Create project artifacts including models that fully describe a problem and its solution

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Min Chen
Date: 03/26/2014