BA 4321 Database FundamentalsAIM 3321 Managing Financial DataSection 501
Professor’s Contact Information
Use eLearning for all written communication regarding the course
Teaching Assistant’s Contact Information
Tues: 4:00 - 6:00
The TA will be available to answer all questions regarding homework assignments
General Course Information
Pre-requisites, Co-requisites, & otherrestrictions
BA 3351 and MATH 1325 for students who have registered for BA 4321AIM 2301, AIM 2302 and MATH 1325 for students who have registeredfor AIM 3321
This class is designed to introduce students to basic conceptsand techniques in the theory, design, implementation andadministration of relational databases. Topics to be coveredinclude, the database design process, the entity-relationship(ER) model, normalization, queries in SQL, distributed andclient-server databases, and database administration
1. Students will be able to explain the process of determining an
organization’s data needs and how to design database management
systems to meet these needs.2. Students will be able to create, read and modify entity relationshipdiagrams from an organ
ization’s business rules.
3. Students will be able to create, read and modify relational schemasand create working databases in MS Access.4. Students will be able to apply Structured Query Language to create,access, and manage databases.
Required Texts &Materials
The text for the course is
Modern Database Management
McFadden, Hoffer and Prescott
. Tenth Edition, Prentice Hall.
Suggested Texts,Readings, &Materials
Lecture notes will be posted on the course eLearning site.
You will need Microsoft Visio or some other drawing software forthe assignments.