CIS 8040 Fundamentals of Database Management Systems
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CIS 3210 or CIS 3260
Requirements CSP: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Developing and managing efficient and effective database applications requires understanding the fundamentals of database management systems, techniques for the design of databases, and principles of database administration. This course emphasized database concepts, developments, use and management in three main sections: database concepts, practice, and emerging trends. Relational database systems are the main focus, but other types, including object- oriented databases, are studied. Practical design of data- bases and developing database applications using modern software tools will be emphasized.