Surveys micro, mini and mainframe database(DB) systems including physical and logical structures, data languages, and database design and administration. Includes client/server, Internet DB environments, data warehousing, Object-Oriented data modeling, On-line Analytic Processing (OLAP) and DB development.

DB commercially available database systems are discussed and hands-on experience is given using a specific database system. 


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Credit Hours

4 credit hours (4 lecture hours)


Students must have taken a college-level programming class or have the consent of the instructor.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.