COMP SCI 221. Database Design & Management. 3 Credits.
This introductory course focuses on how databases and database systems work and how they are used in various data-driven applications. The course covers relational databases, SQL, different ways of designing databases, and management of databases. The course provides hands-on experience with exercises using modern database management systems such as SQL Server and/or MySQL and includes group discussions. The course also introduces some advanced topics, including database security, data privacy, data analytics, and big data. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Windows is required for this course.
P: COMP SCI 201 or COMP SCI 256 with at least a C grade