Additional Resources: A Guide to SQL, Seventh Edition, Pratt. Course Technology. ISBN: 0-619-21674-3
http://www.course.comCourse Description: This course provides an overview of database system concepts. The course deals with file organization methods, database models, data integrity and security, and database administration issues. The student will be introduced to application program development in a database environment with emphasis on setting up, modifying, and querying a database. Prerequisite: CS219. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: Class attendance and participation is required. Teaching techniques will include lectures, class discussions, textbooks, reference materials, group exercises, etc. You are in an accelerated educational program which means you must be willing and committed to learning a lot of material in a short amount of time.
Learning Outcomes:This is an introductory course primarily covering the foundation concepts of database management. This course imparts knowledge and skills required for a foundation in current Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).
Core Learning Objectives:
•database management system concepts and architecture
•relational database model and relational algebra
•data modeling (ERD)
•database logical and physical design concepts
•Structured Query Language (SQL)
•Client/Server computing principals
Course Assessment: There will be six tests plus a project. Your final grade will be calculated as the average of all tests and the project. No makeup tests. No incomplete grades.
Grading: Your final grade will be calculated as the average of all tests plus the project.
Final Grade % = (Test1+Test2+Test3+Test4+Test5+Test6+Project)/7
A = 90%-100%
B = 80%-89%
C = 70%-79%
D = 60%-69%
F = less than 60%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions of assignments will not be accepted.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: CS360 Course Outline by Week:
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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