MIS 632: Database Analy & Dsgn Business
Focuses on database analysis and design for a wide range of business functions. Stresses the fundamentals of sound logical database design using techniques such as entity/relationship modeling. Examines the relational database and the object-oriented approaches to database design and handles specific design methods, such as normalization. Also discusses physical database design and data storage methodologies such as raid and hierarchical storage management (HSM). Involves a hands-on orientation with the use of tools such as oracle, Access, and Visual Basic.