CSC 370

Database Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 470

The use and operating principles of database management systems. Topics include: data entities and relationships; data modelling using Entity-Relation Diagrams: hierarchical, network and relational models of databases; query languages; physical representation of data in secondary storage; relational algebra and calculus as applied to the design of databases; security and integrity in the context of concurrent use; and basic ethical issues associated with database design and use.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of CSC 370, CSC 470, HINF 200, HINF 300.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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