Prerequisite: A minimum grade of “B-” in CS 504 (MS in CS students) or a minimum grade of “B-”
in IT 514 (MS in CIS students), or permission of the instructor. (Second semester/3 credits)
A study of the design and implementation of databases from a real world applications point
of view. The course includes a review of database concepts such as basic architectural issues,
the relational model, query processing, logical database design and normalization theory
and data protection issues. The course will also address topics such as assessing end-user
needs, developing specifications, designing functionally equivalent solutions and evaluating
commercial database packages.