CS 338: Computer Applications in Business: Databases

Fall 2013

Calendar Description

A user-oriented approach to the management of large collections of data. Methods used for the storage, selection and presentation of data. Common database management systems.

Course Objectives

The main objective of this course is to introduce students to fundamentals and use of database technology by studying databases from the viewpoint of a database user. It teaches the use of a database management system (DBMS) by treating it as a black box, focusing only on its functionality and its interfaces.


One of CS 230, 234, 241, 330; Not open to Computer Science students.


CS 348, 448, ECE 456


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