Description: Database systems are used to store, manipulate and retrieve large amounts of data in nearly every type of organization (business, health care, government, education, libraries). This course is an introduction to the design, implementation and use of database systems and applications.

Specific Outcomes:
Understanding of database principles and technologies underlying database management systems.
Understanding of data models, physical data organization, data design, normalization, and querying.
Working knowledge of a commercial database systems, such as Oracle, MySQL and Microsoft Access.
Ability to develop a working prototype based on a medium size database.

Instructor: Mirela Damian, Professor of Computer Science