CIS 550 Database & Information Systems

Short Description

Structured information is the lifeblood of commerce, government, and science today. This course provides an introduction to the broad field of information management systems, covering a range of topics relating to structured data, from data modeling to logical foundations and popular languages, to system implementations.

Portfolio Building Course

No

Pre-Requisites

CIT 591, CIT 592 | Knowledge of Javascript & Web Development (HTML, CSS) is recommended. | Recommended Corequisite: CIT 596

Content

Structured information is the lifeblood of commerce, government, and science today. This course provides an introduction to the broad field of information management systems, covering a range of topics relating to structured data, from data modeling to logical foundations and popular languages, to system implementations. We will study the relational data model; SQL; database design using the Entity-Relationship model and relational design theory; transactions and updates; efficient storage of data; indexes; query execution and query optimization; and “big data” and NoSQL systems.

Course Offerings
  • Fall 2021 Susan Davidson
  • Spring 2022 Susan Davidson
  • Summer 2022 Not Offered
Course Creators
  • Susan Davidson