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CIS 1140 Information Systems Analysis & Design

Introduction to the systems development life cycle and the four-phase model (planning, analysis, design and implementation). Emphasis on requirements gathering, methodology, modeling and skills related to specifications, design and documentation. Discussion of business processes, law, legal issues and ethics for IT professionals.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Computer Science and Information Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Create and implement systems documentation including project plans, process models, data models, structure charts, test plans and user interface designs.
  • Work as part of a team to complete and present an information systems project assignment.
  • Describe the need for an Information Systems methodology, and identify and define the phases of the life cycle approach. Explain the purpose and content of each phase.
  • Describe business processes and issues for IT professionals including intellectual law, contracts, regulatory issues, legal, ethical, and professional behavior.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3