Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN2022 Software Engineering Analysis and Design Spring 3 0 3 7
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. MEHMET ALPER TUNGA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The students will have the ability of analyzing and designing of a software development process such as defining scope, describing problems, gathering system requirements, constructing data, object and process models and identifying alternative solution to apply feasibility analysis for decision making purposes.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Describe systems analysis and design concepts and define the components of information systems
2. Describe the essential phases of systems development
3. Describe project management tools and a number of systems analysis approaches for solving information system problems
4. Define scope of information system problems
5. Identify the problems, opportunities and directives that trigger the project
6. Define functional and nonfunctional system requirements, apply fact-finding techniques
7. Define actors and use cases, construct context and use case model diagrams
8. Construct data models and UML diagrams
9. Define the basic concepts and constructs of a process model and construct context, data flow, event and system diagrams
10. Identify alternative system solutions, define six types of feasibility, prepare cost-benefit analyses and system proposal reports

Course Content

The course content is composed of the basic concepts of systems analysis and design, the components of information systems, methods for developing information systems, project management, systems analysis approaches, scope definition phase, problem analysis phase , requirements analysis phase, use-cases, data modeling and analysis, process modeling, feasibility analysis and the system proposal.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design
2) The Components of Information Systems
3) Systems Analysis Approaches
4) Project Management
5) Scope Definition and Problem Analysis Phases
6) Requirements Analysis Phase
7) Use Case Diagrams
8) Use Case Scenarios
9) Data Modeling and Analysis
10) Data Modeling and Analysis
11) UML Diagrams
12) Process Modeling
13) Feasibility Analysis and the System Proposal
14) Project Presentations


Course Notes / Textbooks: Eric J. Braude and Michael E. Bernstein, Software Engineering: Modern Approaches 2ed, John Wiley & Sons, 2011, ISBN 978-0-471-69208-9

Lonnie D. Bentley and Jeffrey L. Whitten, Systems Analysis & Design for the Global Enterprise 7ed, McGraw Hill, 2007, ISBN-13 978-0-07-110766-2
References: Yok

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 10 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.