Prerequisite: CSC 112, CSC 113, CSC 215 Course content: Definition: definition of common concept (system, system analysis, design, system analyst, attributes of a system, reason for system change & system analysis, attributes & function of the analyst, objectives or goal of system analysis/design). System development life cycle/phases (feasibility, system analysis, design, programming, implementation, evaluation documentation/maintenance) detail study of the (six0 phases listed above. Preliminary investigation, determine scope, 1st management report, data gathering (sampling of work/documents, questionnaire/forms design, organograms, interview, observation/workstudy). Data analysis, documentation, design consideration. Detail system design security, machine requirements, system conversion, testing. Object oriented analysis & design (OOAD), tools for analyst & design application (organization chart, audit trails, flowchart, blackbox, HIPO. Technical report writing, literature review techniques, O & M, workstudy. Decision tables, statistical analysis, operation research, hardware specification, mathematical model, data dictionaries, program specification, marketing, disk layout chart, training techniques, printer spacing chart, data flows graft charts. Practical session: term paper on system analysis & design of a system of the students choice & assignments. Course duration/regulation: this course shall be covered within 15 weeks of 3 hours per week or 45 lecture hours in a semester. The overall assessment shall be on the basis of continuous assessment (CA) and theoretical exams.

Level of Study: 300 Level