This course explores the philosophy, objectives and organization of the systems analysis activity. Topics include: the justification of the need for information systems to support management decisions; the impact of the information systems on individuals and organizations; life cycle and prototyping methodologies; tools and techniques of systems analysis. Emphasis is on the transaction processing systems.
Prerequisite: CITA 140, or permission of the instructor
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall semester