IS 206 Introduction to Database Concepts and Applications

Introduction to database technology concepts and architecture. Explore data types and reading/writing database layout descriptions. Discussion of database ethics and privacy concerns. Comparison of different database systems a user might encounter including RDBMS, XML/RDF/JSON, NOSQL, and Graph database systems. Labs involving common database tools and exercises in SQL

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS206A - Intro Database Concepts & Apps
      Mon/Wed/Fri, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
      David Kinley Hall 222
      On-Campus
      Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Craig Evans
      CRN
      72966
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4
  • Spring 2020

    • IS2061C - Intro Database Concepts & Apps
      Mon/Wed/Fri, 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
      Room 53
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Craig Evans
      CRN
      70945
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).