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COSC 3301 (3-2-2) Database Management Systems
Introduction to the design and implementation of database management systems, emphasizing the use of microcomputers. Basic concepts: Data modeling, Entity-Relationship, Object-Oriented model, Relational data, database query languages such as SQL, QBE and 4th generation environments, Object Query Language, embedding non-procedural queries in a procedural language, physical database design (storage and file structure, indexed files, hashed files). Lab Fee. Fall.
Prerequisite: COSC 1405 and MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405.