Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 420 - Database Management Systems

Logical aspects of database processing; concepts of organizing data into integrated databases; hierarchical, network, and relational approaches. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CS 302, CS 325 and Math 260.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify different types of DB organization.
  • Describe a relational database.
  • Recognize an Entity/Relationship model.
  • Analyze and state problems in terms of relational algebra.
  • Demonstrate through design the principles of relation description via functional dependencies.
  • Identify good design of a relational database.
  • Utilize Sequential Query Language (SQL).

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