Databases systems are central to most organizations' information systems strategies. At any organizational level, users can expect to have frequent contact with database systems. Therefore, skill in using such systems - understanding their capabilities and limitations, knowing how to access data directly or through technical specialists, knowing how to effectively use the information such systems can provide, and skills in designing new systems and related applications is a distinct advantage and necessity today. The Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is one type of database systems that is most often used these days, and is the primary focus of this course. Further, to provide students with opportunity to apply the knowledge they learn from the lectures, various homework assignments, SQL assignments, and a database implementation project will be given.
There are no pre-requisites for this class.