CSC 370

Database Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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