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Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 450 System Design Project (3) A project in the design, specification, and programming of a system in an application area.

MIS 450 System Design Project (3)

MIS 450, Systems Design Project, is a required course for information systems majors in the business program. MIS 450 is the capstone course. The primary objective of this course is for students to develop Information Systems (IS) solutions to real-life problems by following the entire systems development lifecycle (SDLC). The course allows students to demonstrate their mastery of the SDLC methodologies and analytical skills. Students develop a team project to foster problem solving, communication, and team skills. Individual assessment is evaluated through demonstration of the understanding of IS skills (i.e. application development, oral presentations, and written communication). Individuals are required to prepare professional written documents (i.e. definition document, the solution proposal, and the design document). Then students develop a solution prototype matching the criteria outlined in their requirement documents.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: MIS 307, MIS 465;MIS 448 ; 3 additional credits of MIS at the 300- or 400-level; seventh or eighth semester standing

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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