CCIS2701 Database Design and SQL

This course covers relational databases and the efficient design of these databases. The course will include the definition of tables and indexes, logical and physical design, the E-R model, and transaction management. The use of Structured Query Language (SQL) will be emphasized.





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:
Describe benefits of Database Management Systems
Compare the hierarchical, network, and relational database models
Create relational database tables
Manage the relationship between tables using candidate keys, primary keys, and foreign keys
Utilize data using the data dictionary
Contrast one-to-many, many-to-many, and one-to-one relationships
Implement many to many relationships using the bridge entity
Develop E-R models
Utilize dependencies
Normalize data structures to 3rd Normal Form
Develop database designs using the Database Life Cycle
Manipulate the database using DML, DDL, and DCL
Control concurrency of data using transactions
Contrast Data Warehouse with OLTP systems
Formulate SQL queries to retrieve data
Use relational algebra operators

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.

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Credit Details