SRJC Course Outlines

10/26/2021 7:31:34 PMCS 81.62 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 81.62Title:  SQL/RELATIONAL DATABASES  
Full Title:  Relational Database Concepts and Structured Query Language
Last Reviewed:11/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course introduces relational database concepts, design and administration. Students will learn the syntax and use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and how to install and run a relational database server such as MySQL and how to design relational database for applications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces relational database concepts, design and administration. Students will learn the syntax and use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and how to install and run a relational database server such as MySQL and how to design relational database for applications.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Write Structured Query Language (SQL) statements, including Data Definition Language (DDL) queries and Data Manipulation Language (DML)
2.  Design and develop a relational database
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe a relational database
2. Install and configure a database server environment
3. Implement SQL statements using data design, definition, and manipulation techniques
4. Implement stored procedures
5. Develop complex data analysis queries in SQL
6. Apply transaction and database administration concepts
7. Define and manage access controls for relational databases

Topics and Scope
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1. Definition of "relational database"
    a. Contrast relational database and file-based databases
    b. History of relational database theory
    c. Client/server computing  
    d. History and current options in the database market
    e. MySQL, the SQL language, and understanding tables
2. Database server set-up
    a. Installing and configuring MySQL
    b. Storage engines Index Sequential Access Method (ISAM) and Inno Database (InnoDB)
3. SQL basics: Syntax, Data Manipulation Language (DML), Data Definition Language (DDL), tables, select, distinct, where, and/or, order by, query and reporting in SQL
4. Data design
    a. Data normalization theory
    b. Primary key and foreign keys
    c. Entity and relationship diagramming
5. Data definition
    a. Create database, create table and create index
    b. Synonyms, views, stored procedures
6. Data manipulation: insert, update and delete
7. Stored procedures: programming in the database
8. Data analysis: SQL functions, unions, group by, and complex joins
9. Web data analysis: creating data analysis web applications using Python
10. Transactions: theory and practice for simple and distributed transactions using SQL
11. Database administration: partitioning, replication, enterprise management tools, backup and recovery
12. Security concepts of relational databases
     a. User management
     b. Access controls
     c. Data integrity

Assignments:
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1. 8 - 12 SQL problem solving projects
2. 3 - 5 exams
3. Approximately 25 pages per week of reading

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 70%
SQL problem solving projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Objective examinations (multiple choice, true false, matching, completion, etc.)
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management (6th). Connolly, Thomas and Begg, Carolyn. Pearson: 2015

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