College of Engineering & Information Sciences
Systems Analysis and Integration Specialization
Learn how to design and develop new systems, solve challenging computer-related problems, and integrate systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness with a Systems Analysis and Integration specialization. Computer professionals with this skill set are needed in every organization. Through hands-on experience integrating systems and designing software applications, the courses in this specialization will help you gain the knowledge and capabilities you need to excel in this growing field. You'll be prepared to ensure that an organization's system analysis and integration systems have the capacity, capabilities, and risk management needed to meet present and future requirements. Applicable careers include systems analyst, application architect, or application designer.
Follow a career track in Systems Analysis and Integration by choosing this specialization when you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University.
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Systems Analysis and Integration Courses
When you specialize your Computer Information Systems degree in Systems Analysis and Integration, your coursework at DeVry University may include these career-enhancing courses:
- System Integration – This course integrates previous coursework in information systems analysis and design, database management, transaction processing, and application development. Through a business case involving several functional areas, students examine relationships among information systems supporting each area, and explore organizational and technical issues that arise when business needs require separate systems to work together.
- Advanced Topics in Enterprise Analysis – Students in this course explore enterprise analysis tools and methodologies; capacity planning as related to information systems; enterprise architecture; and risk analysis and management.
- Organizational Process Analysis – Addressing analytical techniques used to model process flow, this course explores process rules and process maturity in the context of characterizing workflow effectiveness and identifying opportunities for process improvement. Other topics include systematic approaches for comparing existing processes to process change solutions, documenting requirements for resource proposals, and change management competencies critical for successful implementation.
- Business Continuity – This course focuses on preparing for, reacting to, and recovering from events that threaten the security of information and information resources, or that threaten to disrupt critical business functions. Students examine various levels of threats to an organization's information assets and critical business functions, as well as develop policies, procedures, and plans to address them.