Courses Catalogue

Systems Analysis & Design

COURSE CODE: ITE 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Computer Science, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Course Description

The course uses structured systems analysis and design techniques to develop and document computer based information systems. It focuses on the tools and techniques used for analysis and design of systems to meet the increasing need for robust information systems in organizations.

Course Objectives:

The course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills in:

1.      The systems concepts and the Systems Development Life Cycle

2.      The role of the System Analyst in the systems development life cycle

3.       The techniques of requirements elicitation, specification, and analysis of information systems

4.      Methodologies of system development.

5.      Data and process modelling in information systems development

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1.      Explain the systems theoretical concepts and the system Development Life Cycle

2.      Explain the role of the System Analyst in the systems Development Life Cycle

3.      Explain how Information system analysis, construction and maintenance is done

4.      Describe and apply the techniques of requirements elicitation, specification, and analysis to information systems development

5.      Model data for an information systems development project


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