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Computer Systems - COMP


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain and use the various phases of the SLDC, Software Development Life Cycle for Mobile Apps.
  • Describe some of the key features in current trends in system development: RAD, RUP, Agile & BPM, Business Process Management.
  • Explain the term "Agile Development".
  • Discover and define system requirements using the appropriate technique(s).
  • Locate and download open source diagramming tools for Mac.
  • Develop use case diagrams and scenario descriptions for Mobile Apps.
  • Read, interpret and develop models that can be incorporated with Business Process Management.
  • Explain how Use Case Modelling and WorkFlow Analysis work together to define functional system requirements.
  • Develop a project schedule using PERT and GANTT charts.
  • Construct a cost benefit analysis to determine the feasibility of a project.
  • Identify and analyze the data entities and objects needed in a system using both Information Engineering and OO techniques with UML.
  • Design a technical architecture Mobile App system "blueprint".
  • Design appropriate Mobile App user interfaces following Human Engineering design principles.
  • Identify the required integrity controls for inputs, outputs, data and processing.
  • Describe implementation and support activities.
  • Understand appropriate formats for system documentation.
  • Prepare and present a system proposal in a team environment.

Effective as of Fall 2014

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