Online Courses

CS 411 - Database Systems

Spring 2015

Database SystemsONL40658ONL -    Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang

Course Description

This course examines the logical organization of databases: the entity-relationship model, the hierarchical, network, and relational data models and their languages. Functional dependencies and normal forms are also considered. Topics include design, implementation, and optimization of query languages, security and integrity, concurrency control, and distributed database systems.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours (CS certificate students must take this course for 4 hours).


A course in data structures, software principles, and algorithms. Application programming will be required.