Prerequisite: CS 5123 (co-requisite) or CSE 1302 or IT 5113
Transition course. This course provides an overview of various database models including relational, object-oriented,hierarchical, and network. Also covered are various file structures including sequential, indexed sequential, and direct. It covers planning, analysis, design, and implementation of a database. Entity Relationship models and normalization are covered. It covers an SQL-based database system such as Oracle. A major project and/or paper required.