CISY 2153  with "D" or better
This course is a study of the terminology, design, implementation and software associated with database systems. Topics include the need for database management systems, file organization, sequential and direct access methods and physical implementation. Other topics covered are relational database design, entity and semantic models, hierarchical and network models, SQL, database applications using the Internet, and sharing enterprise data. Students will design, implement, test, and debug database management systems according to industry standards.