IS 490DB Introduction to Databases
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.
- Develop a general understanding of databases, and specific understanding of the relational database model
- Gain experience with both the theoretical and practical aspects of good database design
- Develop proficiency with entity-relationship modeling
- Develop proficiency in creating tables, primary and foreign keys and attribute constraints
- Write working queries in the structure query language (sql)
- Understand general concepts involved in database operation
IS490DBOWed, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmOnline
- Kevin Trainor
- 12 weeks
- Credit hours
IS490DBFri, 9:00 am - 11:50 amRoom 131On-CampusPLEASE NOTE: This section requires Microsoft Visio, which is only available on the Windows operating system. Mac users will need to install Windows virtually on their machine. While instructions will be provided, it is highly recommended for Mac users to have a computer w/at least 8GB RAM & 40GB hard drive space available to be able to successfully run the software.
- Tatum Hawkins
- 16 weeks
- Credit hours