COP 3703: Introduction to Databases
Course Description for Introduction to Databases
Introduction to Databases
Prerequisite: COP 3503
Description: This course covers database modeling with emphasis on the relational data model. Principles of relational database design, normal forms, constraints, and SQL programming will be discussed extensively. Additionally, topics related to indexing, views, transactions, XML and No-SQL databases will also be discussed. The course will cover aspects of information security and assurance as they relate to data management. Concepts covered in the course will be reinforced through the use of open source and/or commercial database management systems.