IS361 Data Management Concepts

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IS 361 Data Management Concepts


F1R 2012 SC


Dalle, Mark A.


Adjunct Faculty


MA Computer and Information Resource Mgt
Certified Information Systems Security Professional
MCDBA 2000

Office Location

Scott AFB

Daytime Phone



Semester Dates

August 20–October 14, 2012

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM


CS219 3:0:3

Credit Hours


Hoffer, Modern Database Management, 10th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2011, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-60883

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Course Description:
IS361 Data Management Concepts: This course provides an overview of data management concepts. This course will explore the enterprise perspective of managing data needs of an organization. This includes data integrity, database models, and integration of databases, security, and database administration issues. The student will be introduced to query processing within a database environment. Prerequisite CS219 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Students must come to class prepared to learn. We will use lectures and quizzes to reinforce the concepts of the course material.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze the differences between Data and Database management
  2. Explain the duties of the data and database administrator.
  3. Describe the creation and use of metadata and data dictionaries.
  4. Identify the organizational perspective of managing data such as efficiency, privacy, security, ethical responsibility, and strategic advantage
  5. Compare a Relational Database and Object Orientated Database.
  6. Analyze components of a Database Management System and the techniques used to store and access data within DBMS.
  7. Describe a Data Warehouse including possible designs, use and terminology.
  8. Explain and apply the fundamentals of Structured Query Language (SQL).

Core Assessment:
Short Essay questionsProblem Solving, e.g. hands on SQL assignments
True/False plus justification for the answer
Homework Assignments
Short Essay questions
Problem Solving
True/False plus justification for the answer
Write a short review/essay paper about a subject in database technology

Class Assessment:

Home work assignements
In class project


Number of Points

Homework 20 Points
In Class Project 25 Points
Quizzes 20 Points
Participation  5 Points
MidTerm 15 Points
Final 15 Points
Total Points 100

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Work is due on the date specified. Late work will not be accepted without prior approval by the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students will conduct themselves in an orderly fashion.  Please treat fellow students with respect when asking or answering questions.  Cell phones will be placed on vibrate. If a student needs to answer a call they can proceed into the hallway.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Period Chapters Homework Quiz Exam Project
Week 1 Intro & Chap 1 HW1 assigned N/A N/A As Assigned
Week 2 Chap 2 & 3 HW 1 Due/HW 2 Assigned Quiz 1 N/A As Assigned
Week 3 Chap 4 HW 2 Due/HW 3 Assigned Quiz 2 N/A As Assigned
Week 4 Chap 5 & 6 HW 3 Due/HW 4 Assigned N/A Mid Term As Assigned
Week 5 Chap 8 HW 4 Due/HW 5 Assigned N/A N/A As Assigned
Week 6 Chap 9 & 10 HW 5 Due/HW 6 Assigned Quiz 3 N/A As Assigned
Week 7 Chap 11 & 12 HW 6 Due/HW 7 Assigned Quiz 4 N/A As Assigned
Week 8 Chap 13 HW 7 Due N/A Final N/A

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty ( or Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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 "F".
  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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

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