ISQA 4110 INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS (3 credits)
This course examines and applies the principles of information systems analysis, following a structured systems development methodology. It surveys project management, feasibility and analysis and systems requirement definition using modern systems analysis techniques and automated tools. Course utilizes a case approach where students initiate the analysis and logical design of a limited-scope information system.
The study of information systems and quantitative analysis involves application of computers, mathematics, statistics, and other quantitative techniques in the solutions of a wide variety of business problems. While computer science often concentrates on building the computer tools which make computers useful, it is information systems and quantitative analysis which specifically focuses on effectively applying these tools in the solutions of everyday business problems.