This page contains Syllabus of System Analysis and Design of BCA.
|Title||System Analysis and Design|
|Nature of course||Theory|
|Full marks||60 + 40|
|Pass marks||32 + 8|
This course mainly focuses on different aspect of system analysis and design such as foundation, planning, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance.
The general objective of this course is to provide concepts related to information systems development in a systematic approach including foundations, planning, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance.
Units and Unit Content
- 1. System Development Fundamentals
- teaching hours: 9 hrs
a. The Systems Development Environment
Introduction, Modern Approach of System Analysis and Design, Information System and its Type, Developing Information System and its Type, Developing Information Systems and the Systems Development Life Cycle, The Heart of the Systems Development Process, The Traditional Waterfall SDLC, Approaches for Improving Development, CASE Tools, Rapid Application Development, Service-Oriented Architecture, Agile Methodologies, extreme Programming, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design.
b. The Origins of Software
Introduction, System Acquistion, Reuse
c. Managing the Information Systems Project
Introduction, Managing Information Systems Project, Representing and Scheduling Project Plans, Using Project Plans, Using Project Management Software
- 2. Planning
- teaching hours: 7 hrs
a. System Development Projects:Identification and Selection
Introduction, Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects, Corporate and Information Systems Planning.
b. System Development Projects: Initiation and Planning
Introduction, Initiating and Planning Syatems Development Projects, Process of Initiating and Planning IS Development Projects, Assessing Project Feasibility, Building and Reviewing the Baseline Project Plan
- 3. Analysis
- teaching hours: 13 hrs
a. System Requirements
Introduction, Performing Requirements Determination, Traditional Methods for Determining System Requirements, Contemporary Methods for Determining System Requirements, Requirements Management Tools, Requirements Determination Using Agile Methodologies.
b. System Process Requirements
Introduction, Process Modeling, Data Flow Diagramming Mechanics, Using Data Flow Diagramming in the Analysis Process, Modeling Logic witth Decision Tables
c. System Data Requirements
Introduction, Conceptual Data Modeling, Gathering Information for Conceptual Data Modeling, Introduction to E-R Modeling, Conceptual Data Modeling and the E-R Model, Representating Super-types and Sub-types, Business Rules, Role of Packaged Conceptual Data Models-Database Patterns
- 4. Design
- teaching hours: 12 hrs
a. Designing Databases
Introduction, Database Design, Relational Database Model, Normalization, Transforming E-R Diagrams into Relations, Merging Relations, Physical File and Database Design, Designing Fields, Designing Physical Tables
b. Designing Forms and Reports
Introduction, Designing Forms and Reports, Formatting Forms and Reports, Assessing Usability
c. Designing Interfaces and Dialogues
Introduction, Designing Interfaces and Dialogues, Interaction Methods and Devices, Designing Interfaces and Dialogues in Graphical Environments
- 5. Implementation and Maintenance
- teaching hours: 4 hrs
a. System Implementation
Introduction, System Implementation, Software Application Testing, Intallation, Documenting the System, Traninig and Supporting Users, Organizational Issues in Systems Implementation
b. System Maintenance
Introduction, Maintaining Information Systems, Conducting Systems Maintenance