ICS 370

Software Design Models

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The course focuses on how to design and build process, object and event models that are translatable into project specifications and design. Topics include an overview of systems analysis and design; a framework for systems architecture; design and development using data modeling; object modeling, entities, relationships, attributes, scope rules and influences; and event models, messaging and application activation.

Special information

Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Use analysis techniques to discover and specify objects/classes.
  • Use design techniques to place methods in the appropriate classes.
  • Make use of the most popular design patterns.
  • Use the Unified Modeling Language to document his/her work.
  • Implement user interface code at appropriate times in Unified Process.
  • Use principles of the agile methodology by following the Unified Process.