IS 455 Database Design and Prototyping

Previously IS 490DBO.

The course provides students with both theoretical and practical training in good database design. By the end of the course students will create a conceptual data model using entity-relationship diagrams, understand the importance of referential integrity and how to enforce data integrity constraints when creating a database. Students will be proficient in writing basic queries in the structured query language (SQL) and have a general understanding of relational database theory including normalization.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2020

    • IS455AGO
      Tue, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Kevin Trainor
      CRN
      70131
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS455AUO
      Tue, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Undergraduate students: Priority is given to students pursuing a transfer into the BS/IS degree (http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS) until November 18, and IS Advisor Approval is required. INFO Minors will be able to register starting at noon on November 18. All restrictions will be lifted by noon on December 2. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Kevin Trainor
      CRN
      70722
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Fall 2019

    • IS455A
      Fri, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 131
      On-Campus
      Formerly (L)IS 490 DB - Introduction to Databases
      Instructors
      Joo Ho Lee, Catherine Blake, Yun Huang
      CRN
      71895
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS455AO
      Tue, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Formerly (L)IS 490 DBO - Introduction to Databases
      Instructor
      Kevin Trainor
      CRN
      71897
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).