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University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Feb 25, 2024
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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IS 1420 - SYSTEMS ANALYS AND DESIGN


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course discusses the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to determine how they should conduct their business, with a particular focus on how computer-based technologies can most effectively contribute to the way business is organized and operates. The course covers a systematic methodology for analyzing a business problem or opportunity, determining what role, if any, computer-based technologies can play in addressing the business need, articulating business requirements for the technology solution, specifying alternative approaches to acquiring the technology capabilities needed to address the business requirements, and specifying the requirements for the information systems solution in particular, in-house development, development from third-party providers, or purchased commercial-off-the-shelf packages.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: IS 0400


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