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Software Architecture

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This course focuses on the role of software architecture in modern business system development. Topics covered in this course include the understanding of software architecture as a set of design decisions to meet functional requirements and quality attributes, design patterns, modeling tools and techniques, and software architecture in some new technology trends.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Where Does Architecture Fit in the Development Process?

    • Contrast component-based, distributed, and SOA-based architecture.
    • Compare and contrast the role of architecture in Agile and waterfall development methodologies to determine which is appropriate to modernize a CRM system.
    • Analyze the role and impact of architects and architecture in the development process.
    • Explore architectural viewpoints through the use of diagramming tools.

    What Are Architectural Analysis, Design and Implementation?

    • Contrast architectural frameworks.
    • Discuss architectural design based on architectural decisions.
    • Build architectural diagrams using architectural patterns to satisfy functional requirements using UML.

    What Are Design Patterns and Quality Attributes?

    • Model design decisions for quality attributes through UML.
    • Analyze design patterns to satisfy quality attributes.
    • Construct data models.
    • Apply design patterns for architectural integration.

    What Is the Role of Enterprise Architecture?

    • Assess the role of enterprise architecture and the path to building enterprise-level architectural models.
    • Survey newer technology domains.
    • Analyze the role of architecture in creating and releasing software
    • Create an Architecture Design Document to modernize a CRM system.

    What Are the Fundamentals of Software Architecture?

    • Discuss the relation between software, applications, technology, and solution architectures.
    • Explain the role of IT in shaping and delivering business goals.
    • Assess requirements for making design decisions.
    • Examine the inherent difficulties in software intensive systems.
    • Construct Use Case diagrams to illustrate system context and architecturally significant functions of the system.
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