63-315 Systems Methodology and Design

This course is a hands-on introduction to the first three phases of the system development lifecycle:  1) planning/initiation, 2) analysis, and 3) design. Students will learn how to analyze a business case, conduct a preliminary investigation, model business requirements using various tools, select a development strategy, and create a requirements document.  Students will use the logical models and documentation created in this course as blueprints for the system development in other courses.