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BCS 430: Senior Project


The primary objective of this capstone course is to give Computer Programming and
Information Systems students an opportunity to integrate techniques and concepts
acquired in their other courses. Elements will be drawn primarily from BCS301 (Systems Analysis and Design) and BCS260 (Database), in addition to other courses in the student's selected track of study. The course is experiential in nature, i.e., the student will be required to produce results for use by real individuals and will be evaluated both on process and product.  Credits: 3.00

Prerequisite: 

BCS 260 and BCS 310, and senior level standing.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, students will:

    1. Develop an information system that includes analysis, design planning and organization of a real life or simulated situation.
    2. Create reports: Preliminary Investigation, Systems Requirement, System Design Specification, and Final Documentation.
    3. Present seminars on each phase of the system.
    4. Implement and demonstrate the system.
    5. Maintain a journal/diary describing the step-by-step progress.
    6. Contribute to the peer review process.

 Textbooks:

Systems Analysis Design, 9th or 10th Edition

Capstone:

Develop and demonstrate the complete information system and prepare all documentation including user training manual.