CIS194 DB Syllabus 2015.docx - Southeast Technical...

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Southeast Technical Institute 2320 N Career Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57107 COURSE NAME: CIS 194 Database CREDIT(S): 3 semester hours INSTRUCTOR: Roger Morris OFFICE: STI Technology Center - Room 202 E-Mail: [email protected] PHONE: (605)367-5858 TEXT: None SOFTWARE: On-line COMPANION WEBSITE: ? site=OracleAcad COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is broken into two parts. The first part is Database Design and the second part is Database Programming with SQL. Database Design This part lays the foundation for understanding relational databases and database design. After learning about the Oracle Academy and Oracle’s commitment to education, students plunge into the theory and practice of data modeling. A data model is a conceptual representation of the data structures in a database. The data structures include the data objects (entities), the associations between data objects (relationships), and the rules that dictate operations on the objects (business rules). Students are exposed to data modeling through many real life examples that are relevant to their age group -- case studies include a fast food restaurant and a small music business. In addition to data modeling concepts, the course engages students in activities designed to develop "professional skills." The skills highlighted in the Database Design course include teamwork and team building, public speaking, interviewing, presentation, and project management. The data modeling portion of the course culminates in Section 15 with a final project which assesses all of the data modeling skills learned to date. After completing the project, students begin to learn the Structured Query Language (SQL), the standard language for querying and modifying relational databases. The final
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