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IT 214: Database Fundamentals

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Covers fundamentals of relational database management systems and their use in business environments. Topics include: database classifications, data models with extensive coverage of the relational model, entity-relationship and extended entity-relationship models, normalization, advanced data modeling, and Structured Query Language (SQL) programming. Students design and implement a real-world relational database and create complex SQL queries to retrieve data from the database.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Covers fundamentals of relational database management systems and their use in business environments. Topics include: database classifications, data models with extensive coverage of the relational model, entity-relationship and extended entity-relationship models, normalization, advanced data modeling, and Structured Query Language (SQL) programming. Students design and implement a real-world relational database and create complex SQL queries to retrieve data from the database.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

IT 103 or IT 104.

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