BSA 375 Syllabus

Topics: Systems Development Life Cycle, Software design, Systems analysis Pages: 13 (3768 words) Published: July 16, 2015
BSA/375 Fundamentals of Business
Systems Development
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Course Description
This course introduces the fundamental, logical, and design considerations addressed during system and application software development. It provides a solid background in information systems analysis and design techniques through a combination of theory and application. The Systems Development Life Cycle will be fundamental to the course.

Course Dates
May 26, 2015 - Jun 29, 2015

Faculty Information
Name :
Email Address :
Phone Number :

Lise Hautzinger-Forrest (PRIMARY)
(480) 584-6887

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents (both located on your student website): • Academic Policies

• Instructor Policies
University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Academic Resources
• Course Software

Check the Course Software link to see if this course requires additional software. We do not recommend trial software versions because they expire.

Course Software
• SkillSoft®
Access the SkillSoft link.

• Virtual Organizations

Access the Virtual Organizations link.

Virtual Organizations
• The College of IS&T Website

Access the College of IS&T Website link.

The College of IS&T Website

• Toolwire® FAQs

Access for Toolwire® FAQs.

Toolwire® FAQs

Get Ready for Class
• Familiarize yourself with the textbooks used in this course. Instructions

Dennis, A., Wixom, B. H., & Roth, R. M. (2015). Systems Analysis & Design (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
• BSA/375 Podcast Lectures

Access the BSA/375 Podcast Lectures.

BSA/375 Podcast Lectures
• SR-kf-013 for Kudler Fine Foods

Access the Service Request SR-kf-013 for Kudler Fine Foods.

Service Request SR-kf-013 for Kudler Fine Foods
• Review the Read Me First

Review the Read Me First.

Read Me First

Course Materials
All electronic materials are available on your student website.

Systems Development Life Cycle

May, 26 - Jun, 01

1.1 Define the Systems Development Life Cycle.
1.2 Describe roles of systems analyst and others in system development projects. 1.3 Explain feasibility in systems development.

Required Learning Activities
• ToolWire® Personal Student Desktop Access

Access the ToolWire® Personal Student Desktop.
• Ch. 1, Systems Analysis & Design

Read Ch. 1, "The Systems Analyst and Information Systems Development," of Systems Analysis & Design. • Ch. 2, Systems Analysis & Design

Read Ch. 2, "Project Selection and Management," of Systems Analysis & Design.

• Week One Electronic Reserve Readings

Review the search strings and read two articles from the Electronic Reserve Readings. Support Material

Week One Electronic Reserve Readings
• Supporting Activity: Development Methodologies

Write a short answer to the following:
Review the agile and waterfall methodologies in Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in your readings and in the podcast for this week.

Explain the main differences between the agile and waterfall methodologies. What types of software application development projects would be better suited for each methodology and why?

• Supporting Activity: Systems Analyst...
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