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.


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


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

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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