May 19, 2019  
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CIS 505 - Structured Systems Analysis

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Designed to acquaint the student with the various considerations in the design of a system. The course considers project initiation, fact gathering, procedures, forms, system implementation and evaluation.
Prerequisite: CSC 110  
Competencies
  1. Explain systems life cycle phases
    1. Describe preliminary investigation
    2. Describe detailed investigation
    3. Examine system design
    4. Identify system development
    5. Generalize system implementation
    6. Define system analysis
  2. Identify with systems analyst
    1. Relate to human response to change
    2. Give profile of the system analyst
    3. Practice teamwork
    4. Relate to system analysis as a career
  3. Develop communication skills
    1. Use documentation skills
    2. Use presentation skills
  4. Analyze preliminary investigation
    1. Define the problem
    2. Prepare organizational chart
    3. Examine preliminary investigation information
    4. Prepare the preliminary investigation report
  5. Conduct systems analysis
    1. Describe data gathering
    2. Define data analysis
    3. Produce analysis and requirement report
  6. Generate preliminary system design
    1. Convert the transfer from analysis to design
    2. Review system requirements
    3. Describe the system
    4. Give cost/benefit analysis
    5. Design preliminary document
  7. Design detailed output
    1. Discuss output media
    2. Describe output reports
    3. Discuss distribution of output reports
    4. Produce detailed output
  8. Design detailed input
    1. Define input considerations
    2. Discuss editing input data
    3. Summarize input devices
    4. Review forms design
    5. Produce detailed input
  9. Design systems processing
    1. Discuss detail processing considerations
    2. Review system design methodologies
    3. Review logical construction of program
    4. Identify detail processing tools
    5. Produce system flowcharts
    6. Prepare data flow diagrams
  10. Explain systems development
    1. Plan analysis role in the development phase
    2. Identify software tools
    3. Organize systems test
  11. Demonstrate knowledge of systems implementation
    1. Generalize system implementation
    2. Simulate system conversation



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