Concepts, tools and techniques required to analyze and design business information systems. Includes both Structured and Object approaches in covering the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Information systems in organizations, Structured and Object modeling, project plan development, financial models for cost/benefit analysis project failure analysis, and risk assessment models. 


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Credit Hours

3 credit hours (3 lecture hours)


It is recommended that students have taken any 2000-level programming course, advanced spreadsheet course or advanced database course.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.