IS 260 Database Theory

Term: (Not currently sheduled)

Class Hours: (Not currently sheduled)

Classroom: (Not currently sheduled)

Instructor: Rick Udlock
Office Phone: 533-3795
Office: 18-112H

Course Description:

This course serves as a foundation for working with databases. It reviews what a database is and the various database models such as hierarchical, network, relational, entity and object oriented. It then focusses on the relational database management system and covers design concepts, SQL, normalization and database administration. Grades will be based on two exams, homework/lab assignments and a course project. The following topics will be covered:

Required Text and Materials:

IS-260 Textbook
Murach's MyQL 2nd Edition
by Joel Murach
ISBN-13: 978-1-890774-82-0


Although not an official prerequisite, I strongly recommend taking Math 92 (Math 93 in the old sequence) before signing up for this class.

Overall Syllabus

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