BUSN1500 Database Concepts and Data Analysis Tools

This course is designed to give the student knowledge about database concepts and tools which can be used in business analysis. Students will implement the features in MS Access using case studies that introduce realistic business problems and are focused on business decisions using queried database information.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CCIS1080

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Define a relational database
Identify table structure, data inputs, data outputs, and relationships
Develop forms and reports
Demonstrate importing and exporting database records and objects
Formulate queries
Utilize calculation tools
Utilize SQL
Extrapolate data for business analysis
Demonstrate printing capabilities

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3

lab:

0