CMPS 342 - Database Systems

Database Systems - CMPS 342

Class Meeting: Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00

Course Objectives:

The aim of the course is to teach the students the following topics:

    - Database Systems and data models.

    - Database users and DBMS architecture.

    - Entity-Relationship Diagrams.

    - Extended E-R features.

    - Design of E-R schema and reducing it to tables.

Course Outcomes:
      
1. Student will be able to learn important basic topics in Database Systems and data models

2. Students will learn about good database analysis, design techniques and database theories, including conceptual database designs, functional dependencies and normalization

3. Student will be able to understand:
    
    - Knowledge of Database Systems and data models.
    
    - Database users and DBMS architecture.
    
    - Entity-Relationship Diagrams.

4. Student will able to work in a team and become familiar with some commercial relational database management system software

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