ICS341 Systems Analysis and Design

Welcome to ICS341 Systems Analysis and Design

Instructor: Dr. Seung Hwan Kang (Ken)

1 / 2010

Provisional schedule: TUE/THU 14:00-15:30 P.M., PC319


ICS 341 Systems Analysis and Design 3 (3-0-6) credits

Prerequisite: ICS221 Computer Programming II

Course Description

This course covers the roles of the systems analyst in combining elements of typical business systems into an operational system. Major considerations include analyzing requirements, building the system specification and design. Course project and presentation is required.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of systems development life cycle.
  • Learn how to model business processes and be able to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Learn the tools, techniques and principles of process modeling and data modeling.
  • Learn the concepts of object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Gain hands on experience in designing small systems.


  • Valacish, J., George, J. and Hoffer, J. (2006) Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, 3rd Edition, Pearson International Edition (required)
  • Shelly, G., Cashman, T. and Rosenblatt, H. (2007) Systems Analysis and Design. 7th Edition, Thomson Course Technology.
  • Hoffer, A. Jeffry, George, F. Joey and Valacich, S. Josehp (2007) Modern Systems Analysis and Design, 5th edn, Prentice Hall.
  • Kendall, K. and Kendall, J. (2006) Systems Analysis and Design, 7th edn, Pearson Prentice Hall.

All other subject materials will be posted via e-Learning (http://elearning.payap.ac.th).

Course Syllabus