Schedule & Notes

Date Title Links/Notes Reading
Course Overview
Role of Systems Analyst   Ch. 1
Impact of Organizational Style    Ch. 2
Feasibility Study   Ch. 3
Data Gathering     Ch. 5-7
Data Gathering (conclusion)        "
Prototyping    Ch. 8
Exam Review 
Exam I
Data Modeling    Ch. 9
Data Modeling (conclusion)
(example)
   "
Project Discussion / Team Selection
Data Dictionaries    Ch. 10
Process Specifications     Ch. 11
Process Specifications (exercise) (solution)    "
Cost/Benefit Analysis    Ch. 13
Systems Proposal  
Exam Review
Ch. 13,14
Exam II  
Spring Break
Spring Break
Design Phase
Example: Current Logical DFD
Interface Design    Ch. 15,16,18
Modular Design Ch. 20 (754-757)
Structure Charts  Ch. 20 (757-772)
Database Design Ch. 17 (19 supplemental) 
Project Discussion 
Implementation Phase:
     Construction and Testing
Ch. 20 (781-784)
Implementation Phase:
     Training and Conversion
Ch. 21 (812-817)
Implementation Phase:
     Maintenance
Ch. 20 (784-785)
Project Completion
Project Completion
Unified Modeling Language
Review
Final Exam
Section 01: Thursday, May 15, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Section 02: Tuesday,  May 13, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM