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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSC* E239 - Introduction to Database Design & Admin. (3 credits)

Code(s): BUS, COMP
Prerequisite(s): The ability to perform basic file management and word processing tasks on a personal computer
A comprehensive study of relational database design methodology and an introduction to the basics of administering a relational database management system (RDBMS). The course focuses on the relational database model and the standard methodology for designing tables, fields, constraints, relationships, views, and other relational database elements so as to minimize data redundancy, establish data integrity, optimize performance, and facilitate the modification and retrieval of data. The course also covers the basics of implementing a relational database in a RDBMS and administering that RDBMS. Course content is continually updated to reflect the current state of the art in relational database technology. The course requires substantial hands-on computer work in a computerized classroom environment. Course Outline: CSC 239