CIS350 Database Management Systems

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lu Zhang

Course Description

Fundamentals of database systems. An introductory approach to developing database applications; students learn to evaluate a business situation and then build and design a database application. The focus is from systems design to distribution and integration of the system through hands-on experience. Core theories and ideas of database management systems are also covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe database application development cycle.
  • Understand disk and file storage for data.
  • Explain queries and constraints in SQL.
  • Explain transaction management and concurrency control.
  • Integrate business intelligence and data warehouses.