CS 360 Database Management
U1B 2006 BL
Clement, Brian F.
7:40 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: McFadden, Fred R., Hoffer, Jeffrey A., and Prescott, Mary B. MODERN DATABASE MANAGEMENT Current Edition. Addison Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Course 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
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Grading: Student Grades will be accumulated on a point basis where four hundred points is the maximum allowed. Points shall be awarded as follows:
100 Points = Mid Term Examination 100 Points = Projects / Quizes
100 Points = Final Examination 100 Points = Final Project
Total Points = 400 points
The letter grade awarded shall correspond to the points accumulated in the following manner:
360 to 400 Points (90% - 100%) = ‘A'
320 to 359 Points (80% - 89%) = ‘B'
280 to 319 Points (70% - 79%) = ‘C'
240 to 279 Points (60% - 69%) = ‘D'
Below 240 Points (<60%) = ‘F'
Students are advised that “Incomplete” will be given only in the severest of circumstances. It is the responsibility of the student to withdraw from the class prior to the closing date for “Withdrawal” grades.
Late Submission of Course Materials: The Instructor Does NOT Accept Late Assignments
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week Activity
01 Introduction and DB Overview
02 Conceptual Overview of the DataBase
03 Data Modeling
04 Data and Database Administration Mid Term Exam
05 User View of Data
06 Applications Development and the Database
07 Project Presentations
08 Course Summary and Final Examination
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:4/12/2006 8:41:25 AM