This course emphasizes hands-on, experiential learning. It presents a range of concepts, skills, tools, techniques and methodologies so students can become effective business systems analysts who can collaborate with information technology workers to create robust information systems for business. Students will learn the framework of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) model as it is used for identification and development of business requirements, business processes, analysis and design, as used in the construction, deployment and ongoing maintenance of complex information systems. The course will also investigate alternatives to acquiring software used to satisfy business goals, objectives and needs.
30 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including BCPT 123 and BADM 201