CS 360 Database Management
F1LL 2006 LR
Garner, Jerald L.
August 15 - October 8, 2005
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Database Management Systems, Designing and Building Business Applications, 3rd Ed., Gerald V. Post, ISBN 0-07-291919-1
Additional Resources: All available as required, Internet, Videos and articles.
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Educational Philosophy: Group discussions, computer database design, student lectures, and lectures will be used. Students will be required to use the Internet to locate articles on Database Topics and present them in class. Students will be exposed to different cases dealing with Databases implementations in current day systems.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Class participation - 15%, Mid Term - 30%, Report/Project - 20%, and Final - 35%
Grading: A 90-100, B 80-89, C 70-79, D 60-69 and F 0-59.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Any assignment that is submitted late will be evaluated based on the circumstances surrounding the case. If found not to be related to work or any serious family issue. There will be a 10% reduction of grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class preparation: Problems will be announced in class, students must be prepared to discuss assignments at each class session. Students will be required to complete a term paper and presentation of material, and complete two examinations.
15 August - Chapt 1 and Chapt 2 Introduction, Database Systems and how they Affect our Lives, Banking, Medical, College, Church, IRS, Fed, state, local and other locations. Discuss some of the DBMS systems available and work group database systems. Select Paper Topics.
22 August - Chapt 9 and Chapt 10 Database Administration, To include; structure, concepts, terms, and uses. Distributed Databases and the Internet, Relational Database Model, Keys, Integrity rules.Work on papers.
29 August - Chapt 3 Normalization, Entities, attributes, relationships and ER Diagram development. Review Work on papers.
5 Sept - Databases and the Internet. OPEN DISCUSSION
12 Sept - Chapt 4 Data Queries
MID TERM – Open Discussion, WORK ON PAPERS
19 Sept - Chapt 4 continued, and Chapt 6 Forms, Reports. and Applications
26 Sept - Chapt 7 Database Integrity and Transactions Present Papers
Oct 3 - Chapt 8 Data Warehousing. Review and present papers. Final
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