ACS-2814 (Application of Database Systems)

Course Objectives

The course introduces relational databases including their use, design, development, and programming using Microsoft Access and various database design tools. Examples are taken from a number of different subject areas. Specifically, the course:

  • Focuses on introductory issues of creating tables, indexes, relationships, forms, reports, queries, structured query language (SQL), importing/exporting data.

  • Introduces database design.

  • Introduces normalization and de-normalization of databases.

  • Emphasizes hands-on experience through classroom lectures, weekly labs/quizzes, and assignments.