CS 440


Software engineering in CS 230.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be experienced with database management systems (DBMS) and the design and theory of databases; they will understand the relational, object-relational, entity-relationship, and semi-structured data models, structured query language (SQL), Turing-complete SQL extensions with stored procedures such as PL/SQL, database normalization, and database storage structures; and they will be able to effectively develop databases and queries using Microsoft Access, Oracle Database, and MongoDB.


There is no assigned textbook. The instructor will cover many examples and concepts from Fundamentals of Database Systems 7th Edition by Elmasri and Navathe ISBN 978-0-13-397077-7 but it is not required. The older editions are comparable.