INFO 639 – Database Design & Development

School of Information/Library Sci
Manhattan Campus (GR) Graduate Level

Database applications serve a vital role in today's information world, providing structured storage, access, and retrieval of organizational data.  This course will explore the principles and practices of database design, implementation, and management.  An emphasis will be placed on the social, technological and organizational needs in database design. Course topics include: entity-relationship models, relational database models, normalization, structured query language (SQL), transaction management, physical database design, and security and privacy.  Students will be given extensive hands-on experiences with current database management technologies.