CSCI 321

Systems Design Process

3 Cr. (Hrs.:3 Lec.)

Articulates the areas of systems analysis, systems design, and project management. Students are involved in designing complete information systems for a range of applications. . Prerequisite: CSCI 112, CSCI 114, CSCI 117 or CSCI 135. (1st)


E1. Knowledge of an Operating System

E2. Some Programming Skills

E3. Problem solving concepts

Course Outcomes:

R1. Students will articulate what a system is, the components of information systems, and the stakeholders of information systems development.

R2. Students will articulate the phases of information system development, comparing and contrasting different types of development processes and methodologies.

R3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of what is involved in project management and systems analysis.

R4. Students will create data models, process models and prototypes.

R5. Students will create user interface prototypes for input and output

R6. Students understand the economic, social and environmental impact of poor user interfaces along with contemporary issues in usability.