ITM440 Database Concepts & Data Model

Lead Faculty: Dr. Debra A. Bowen

Course Description

An introduction to the concepts of data modeling and relational databases. Covers the methodologies for building a logical model, techniques for organizing and designing relational databases and practical approaches to transform logical models to a stable relational database. Introduces fundamental database and application development concepts and techniques. Given database design and application requirements, students design, construct and test a personal computer database and associated application components.

Learning Outcomes

  • Make business decisions by accessing and manipulating information.
  • Explain information management using data base techniques.
  • Describe needs analysis, designing, manipulating, and securing the database.
  • Demonstrate problem solving techniques using information technologies.