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Database Techniques and Modeling

This is a lecture and laboratory course that introduces fundamental concepts of database modeling, database design, and the languages and facilities provided by database management systems. It investigates data structuring implementation techniques appropriate for databases. Entity/relationship diagrams are used for modeling. A three-layered view of database architecture is studied. The relational database model is stressed but other models are also discussed. Students work within a team environment to model and design a solution to a substantial database problem. Teams implement their solution using a robust user-interface that communicates with a database management system. Prerequisite: CSCI 205. Alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0