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System Analysis

This stream provides IEPs with strong foundation in systems analysis and design.  The program includes courses introducing participants to systems analysis and database design.  Students then pursue specialized courses in systems analysis, business process and requirements management.

Specialized Courses

This course deals with intermediate and advanced topics in systems analysis and design. Topics include the systems development life cycle, object-oriented design, CASE tools and recent advances in system analysis and design. Prerequisites: AP/ITEC 1000 3.00, AP/ITEC 1010 3.00, AP/ITEC 1620 3.00, AP/ITEC 2610 3.00, AP/ITEC 2620 3.00, SC/MATH 1190 3.00, SC/MATH 2320 3.00, SC/MATH 2565 3.00, AP/ITEC 3220 3.00. PRIOR TO FALL 2014: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or LE/CSE 3421 3.00. Course credit exclusion: GL/ITEC 3800 3.00. PRIOR TO SUMMER 2013: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or SC/CSE 3421 3.00. Course credit exclusion: GL/ITEC 3800 3.00.

An overview of current generic IT solutions used to support business processes in organizations. An emphasis is placed on the analysis of those business processes, how to improve them and how to connect them with the appropriate IT solutions available. Prerequisites: AP/ITEC 1000 3.00, AP/ITEC 1010 3.00, AP/ITEC 1620 3.00, AP/ITEC 2610 3.00, AP/ITEC 2620 3.00, SC/MATH 1190 3.00, SC/MATH 2320 3.00, SC/MATH 2565 3.00., AP/ITEC 3010 3.00, AP/ITEC 3220 3.00. Course credit exclusion: GL/ITEC 4030 3.00. PRIOR TO FALL 2014: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3010 3.00; AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or LE/CSE 3421 3.00. Course credit exclusion: GL/ITEC 4030 3.00. PRIOR TO SUMMER 2013: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3010 3.00; AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or SC/CSE 3421 3.00. Course credit exclusion: GL/ITEC 4030 3.00.

This course focuses on methods and techniques to elicit, model, analyze and manage software requirements for improving current business processes. Topics include project management, including how to manage software development through all phases of the life cycle. Prerequisites: ITEC 1000 3.0, ITEC 1010 3.0, ITEC 1620 3.0, ITEC 2610 3.0, ITEC 2620 3.0, MATH 1190 3.0, MATH 2320 3.0, MATH 2565 3.0 plus ITEC 3010 3.0, ITEC 3220 3.0, ITEC 3230 3.0 PRIOR TO FALL 2014: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3010 3.00, AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or LE/CSE 3421 3.00, and AP/ITEC 3230 3.00 or SC/CSE 3461 3.00. Course credit exclusions: None. PRIOR TO SUMMER 2013: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AP/ITEC 3010 3.00, AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 or SC/CSE 3421 3.00, and AP/ITEC 3230 3.00 or SC/CSE 3461 3.00. Course credit exclusions: None. PRIOR TO FALL 2009: Prerequisites: General prerequisites; AS/AK/ITEC 3220 3.00 or AS/AK/ITEC 3421 3.00 or AS/AK/SC/COSC 3421 3.00 or AS/AK/SC/CSE 3421 3.00. Recommended: AS/AK/ITEC 4010 3.00. Course credit exclusion: AK/ITEC 4040 3.00.

Elective Courses

IT students must have taken a total of 6 credits (i.e. 2 courses) as electives subject to the following conditions. The following stream specific courses must be taken before your specialized courses as your electives if they were not waived in your pre-requisite waiver form: 

  • AP/ITEC 3010 System Analysis and Design I (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 3220 Using and Designing Database Systems (3.0) 

´╗┐If you are not required to take the above electives, then you must take 6.00 credits as electives, according to the following guideline:

  • Any undergraduate 3.0 credit course from AP/ADMS, AP/ITEC or SC/CSE.  
  • At least one 3.0 credit course that must be at a 3000/4000 level selected from the courses listed below (or an equivalent course-subject to the pre-approval of the School of ITEC) unless a prerequisite is required.

Suggested AP/ITEC Elective courses at the 3000/4000 level:  

  • AP/ITEC 3010 System Analysis and Design I (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 3220 Using and Designing Database Systems (3.0) 
  • AP/ADMS 3502 Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Applications (3.0)
  • AP/ITEC 3505 Information Technology Project Management (3.0) (Recommended)  
  • AP/ITEC 3500 IT Risk Management (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4010 System Analysis and Design II (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4020 Internet Client-Server Systems and Networks (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4030 Business Process Management Systems (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4040 Requirement Management (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4101 Business Integration Technologies 
  • AP/ITEC 4220 Modern Approaches to Data Management (3.0)  
  • AP/ITEC 4230 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4305 Web Mining (3.0) 
  • AP/ITEC 4050 ERP Systems Configuration (3.0)