CS 1103 Introduction to Databases | College of Extended Learning | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Databases

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Computer Science CS 1103 Four (4) credit hours

Topics include: Motivation for and capabilities of database management systems; relational data model; relational algebra; functional dependencies and normalization; SQL language; data integrity, security & privacy; entity relationship data modeling; CRUD analysis; stored procedures; JDBC; brief introduction to data warehouses, big data, and XML. This is a core course for UNB’s Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree programs.

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Instructor: Andrew McAllister
Prerequisite: CS 1073

What you will learn

This course is designed to help you:

  • Gain database design and database programming skills.
  • Create a foundation of skills required for upper-year computer science courses, such as Information Security, Programming on the Web and Big Data Systems.

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 11 x quizzes (22% total)
  • 9 x assignments (18% total)
  • 1 x final exam (invigilated, 60%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about our payment options.

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