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Russell C. Fish
I S 460
Seattle Campus

Systems Analysis and Design

Analysis and design of business information systems. Concentrates on the analysis phase of systems development. Covers systems development life cycle, feasibility studies, analysis of user requirements, and development of logical system models. Prerequisite: I S 410; I S 445, which may be taken concurrently; may not be repeated. Offered: WSp.

Class description

This course provides an introduction to the concepts, methodologies, and processes used to implement information systems. The course focuses on the initial steps in the systems development process (requirements gathering and analysis), including the following:

Student learning goals

Project identification, selection, and planning

Object-oriented concepts

UML: functional, structural and behavioral modeling

Class, method, and interface design

System construction, testing, and maintenance

Project costing, staffing, and scheduling

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

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Class assignments and grading

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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.
Additional Information
Last Update by Russell C. Fish
Date: 12/31/2011