An introduction to database management with focus on architecting databases and using them in applications. Topics to be covered include: data modeling with the Entity-Relationship model; the relational model and its formal languages; SQL and application programming and protocols; the theory of database design; object databases; and XML and Web data.
Thursday, 4:30-7:10 pm
Innovation Hall 204
Dr. Jessica Lin
Office: Engineering Building 4419
Email: myfirstname [AT] gmu [DOT] edu
Office Hours: Thursday 2-4pm
Email: ygao12 [AT] gmu [DOT] edu
Office Hours: TBA
There will be one midterm exam and one final exam covering lectures and readings. All exams are in class, closed-book. The final exam is comprehensive. Exams must be taken at the scheduled time and place, unless prior arrangement has been made with the instructor. Missed exams cannot be made up.
The GMU Honor Code is in effect at all times. In addition, the CS Department has further honor code policies regarding programming projects, which are detailed here. Any deviation from the GMU or the CS department Honor Code is considered an Honor Code violation. All assignments for this class are individual unless otherwise specified.
If you have a documented learning disability or other condition which may affect academic performance, make sure this documentation is on file with the Office of Disability Services and then discuss with the professor about accommodations.