An overview of the concepts, procedures, and tools necessary for identifying, analyzing, modeling, pricing, and presenting computer-based information systems, the primary objective of this course is to develop skills necessary to conduct the analysis side of the systems development cycle. Students will learn about various methodologies for pursuing systems development. They will gain hands-on experience with techniques for determining user and organizational needs and carry out the steps of a detailed systems analysis based on an interpretation of these needs. Students will also practice their written and oral communication skills in the presentation of a formal systems proposal.