IT 220 - Introduction to Databases and Database Management Systems
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3 Terms Offered: Fall; spring, even years; summer, odd years
A survey of the logical and physical organization of data and their importance in computer processing. Introduces data models, relational database design, and associated ideas. Compares modern DBMS software. Examines data as a strategic organizational resource. Students develop the basic SQL scripting skills necessary to create tables, queries, forms, and reports. Provides initial training towards professional database certification. Prerequisite: CS 115 or CS 120.