Introduction to Databases ITS 129

ITS 129 is an introduction to databases. The course covers the tools needed to query and modify database objects. The course also introduces the student to database design concepts. A substantial part of the course involves the understanding of the relationship between databases, tables, records and fields. The course includes hands-on use in a computer environment that provides the students with experience designing, creating, and manipulating a database using the appropriate information technology tools.

Correlated Learning Outcomes

  • IT. 11. Diagram a database design based on an identified scenario.
  • IT. 16. Produce simple database queries.
  • IT. 19. Differentiate among data types, data transfer protocols and file characteristics specific to the targeted use.