420-426-VA, Systems Development
In this course, students will study the concept of systems development life cycle, which will emphasize the steps involved in planning, developing and implementing a business information system including the specification, analysis and design of a database application. System development topics will also include cost/benefit analysis, project management together with relevant topics for designing the database application such as information gathering, requirement specification, data modeling and information-level design. Students will become familiar with some of the features of a CASE tool.