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CS 360 Database Management
Bradfield, Catherine L.


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CourseCS 360 Database Management
SemesterS1J2005
FacultyBradfield, Catherine L.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesM.S. Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University
B.B.A. Management from Eastern Michigan University
Office LocationNA - email me at Catherine.Bradfield@park.edu
Daytime Phone816.918.6104 - cell
Other Phone816.792.5740 - home
E-MailCatherine.Bradfield@park.edu
cathybradfield@kc.rr.com
Class Days---W---
Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Fundamentals of Database Management Systems
Author:    Gillenson, Mark L.
ISBN:      0-471-26297-8  
Publisher: Wiley


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, modifying, and querying a database.  Pre-requisite: CS219. 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this class the student will be able to define and discuss:
- database management system concepts and architecture
- logical and physical data modeling
- database lifecycle
- data and database administration  
- Structured Query Language (SQL)  
- other topics in database management systems



Course Assessment:
Exercises, papers, and examinations.

 Class Topic
Meeting - 1
January 10
Chapter 1 & 2 - Data and File Structures
Meeting - 2
January 17
Chapter 3 & 4 - Data Modeling
Meeting - 3
January 24
Chapter 5 & 6 - The Relational Model
Meeting - 4
January 31
Chapter 7 & 8 - Logical & Physical Modeling
Meeting - 5
February 7
Chapter 9 & 10 - SQL
Meeting - 6
February 14
Chapter 11 & 12 - Data and Database Administration
Meeting - 7
February 21
Chapter 13 & 14 - Client/Server, Distributed, and Data Warehouse Architectures
Meeting - 8
February 28
Exam

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
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Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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
 
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