Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

BTA 420 Systems Analysis and Design

Introduces the foundations of systems analysis and design (SAD). It examines the scope and organization of the systems development process and the role of the systems development professional. Topics include system requirements, system analysis, process and data modeling, implementation, and project management, as well as systems analyst skills and competencies. Standard system analysis methods and techniques will be presented and applied. Designed to give you a generalized, portable, and adaptable understanding of the standard SAD methodology. The purpose of the course is to prepare you, as a business professional, to: [1] understand how SAD techniques are applied in solving business problems, and [2] communicate effectively with information-technology professionals on SAD-related issues.




BTA 350 (concurrent enrollment allowed)
  • Up one level
  • 400