Understanding database technology is essential to building modern business computer applications in either a classical
environment or in the Internet environment. In a recent national Information Week survey, database technologies were noted in 3 out of the top 5 IT areas
where more qualified IS professional would be needed in the next decade.
Business modeling & database design.
Understanding of database management.
Modern database design and management tools.
Data definition and manipulation via SQL.
Implement a practical database project.
Data Warehouse, OLAP, & Business Intelligence.
Database Systems by Coronel & Morris
13th Edition ISBN: 9781337627900
CBU student unix server account, other server backup, and/or USB drive as needed for backup.
34 % - Tests
32 % - Homework
34 % - Project
The schedule is a tentative guideline. The progress of the class will typically vary somewhat
from this outline and additional material may be added. Scheduled and unscheduled homework, quizzes, and tests will be
announced in class, therefore it is important to stay informed if absent from class.