Information Systems Capstone – CSIS 483

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

A hands-on experience that requires students to apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the Information Systems program. A team solution of a real-world project is required.

Prerequisites 

(CSIS 351 or BMIS 351) and (CSIS 473 or BMIS 460)

Rationale

CSIS 483 is the integrated capstone for the Bachelors in Information Systems degree at Liberty University. Its objective is to synthesize the entire core of the management of Information Systems program and apply this by completing a real-world final integrated Capstone Project.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    1. Integrate a biblical worldview within information systems. (PLO-1)
    2. Analyze an information system solution to a business problem based upon unified modeling language standards. (PLO-3)
    3. Design an information system solution to a business problem in accordance with unified modeling language standards. (PLO-3)
    4. Build an information system solution that conforms to industry best practices. (PLO-2)

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (2)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to the threads of at least 2 classmates. Each reply must be at least 150 words. Each thread and reply must include at least 1 citation and 1 biblical integration, and current APA format must be used.

Peer Review Discussion Board Forums (3)

These peer review discussion boards allow the student the opportunity to showcase their design and build ahead of each of the three capstone project phase submissions and receive peer feedback from the rest of the class. The student will present their different Capstone phases in these peer review discussion boards in draft form for feedback prior to formal submission of each phase.

Capstone Project Phases (3)

The student will complete a detailed Capstone Project consisting of 3 phases. The purpose of this Capstone Project is to create and deploy an information technology system for a chosen company, solving a problem using the courses taken within the IS degree.

Quizzes (5)

Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the module/week in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 25 true/false and multiple-choice questions, and have a 25-minute time limit.