``Learning without thinking is labour
lost; thinking without learning is perilous''. Confucius,
Analects, II, 17.
Course description: CS 387
prepares you to face the real world of databases applications
and development. It presents the fundamental concepts of
database design. It provides a study of data models, data
normalization; data description languages and their design and
form, query facilities including relational algebra and query
functions. It will focus on the SQL query language. But this
class is more than a SQL programming class.
Goals: By the end of this
course, students will be able to design and implement a
database and will have some practices in implementing
transactions. This course contains a part on security.
Tools: Oracle, SQL, XML, JDBC.
General Information: CS387
is a 3-credit course. Prerequisite is a grade of "C" or
better in CS 232 and CS 242.
York City Campus
Computer Science and Information System
173 William Street
Floor 2 - Room 228
Class time: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5:00pm
Room: Civic E323
Office hours: Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 - 6:00 pm, Thursday 5:00-6:00pm and by appointment