Larry Holder's INFS 410 Course Syllabus for Spring 2014

Larry Holder
  Adjunct Instructor
    Information Systems 410
       Department of Management, Marketing, and Information Systems
            The Universityof Tennessee at Martin

This web page constitutes my official INFS 410 Course Syllabus, and was last modified (excluding calendar edits) on April 24, 2014. If you wish to have a printed copy of this syllabus, please print from your web browser. I reserve the right to modify my class policies at any time, and to make exceptions on a case-by-case basis. If there are any discrepancies between this syllabus and campus/college/departmental policy, the higher authority takes precedence, of course.

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Basic Course Info

Title: Data Base Management Systems

Description: Fundamentals of data base processing. Network, hierarchical, and relational data bases. Comparison of data base systems. Data base implementation.

Prereq: CSCI 220 or CSCI 250

Textbooks and Materials: "Database Processing - Fundamentals, Design, & Implementation" by David M. Kroenke, 10th edition, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-167267-3.
Important: the 10th edition is NOT the most recent edition of the book -- do NOT purchase any other edition.

In addition to visiting your friendly campus Barnes & Noble bookstore, here is a helpful link for finding copies of this textbook:

General Course Objectives, Student Outcomes: Students should gain an understanding and appreciation of the modeling, design, development, operation, maintenance, and management of databases.

Specific Course Objectives:

Course Outline: I will cover material in the order that I determine as the class progresses. If you'd like to see how things were covered in prior terms, please go to the calendar, and view a past semester. Refer to Prior Syllabi for valid prior terms. The course will be taught with an emphasis on using Microsoft Access and Oracle (including writing SQL and PL/SQL). Assignment content is subject to change.

Policies (Grading, etc)

"Any student eligible for and requesting academic accommodations due to a disability is requested to provide a letter of accommodation from P.A.C.E. or Student Academic Support Center within the first two weeks of the semester."
(731) 881-7890 (Office of Information Technology Services)
102 Crisp Hall (Computer Center)
Work Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Scheduling of appointments recommended.