INFS4240-A Database Management System    (Summer 2013)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (05/07/2013 - 08/20/2013)

Days: W

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 114

Seats Available: 18 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides the student with an introduction to the theory and practice of applying database technology to the solution of business and other information-related problems. Experience is provided with database design and implementation based on a thorough analysis of requirements and information modeling. A graphical user interface (GUI) approach to design and modeling is emphasized. An introduction to relational database technology is provided, highlighting the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and report generation. Database terminology and concepts, data structures, and a comparison of the relational database model with other models (hierarchical, network, and object-oriented) is addressed. Course includes hands-on experience with the design of and interaction with a working database management system.

Prerequisites: 75 credits and INFS2120, INFS2130, INFS2140, INFS2184, INFS2151, INFS2150 or MATH2070

About The Instructor

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

laverty@rmu.edu
412-397-6477 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310

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