4 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the design and management of data in the organization. Data form the basis of modern business analytics and decision making in organizations. This course will explore all aspects of data, including strategic planning, modeling and representation, semantics, quality, and other related issues.
This course will provide a basis for data and database management in today’s enterprise. It will focus on the relational database model using MySQL. It will present the student with many key concepts relating to database technology, how database technology is being used, and the opportunity to put these concepts to practice. This course will cover database management system (DBMS) concepts, database architecture, data design using entity-relationship (ER) modeling, data storage, file organization, the SQL language, normalization, data integrity, database security, data warehousing, and related emerging technologies.