This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.
This course is designed to be an introductory computing concepts course. The intent of the course is to teach fundamental concepts, theories and applications of computers, the basics of hardware, software, computer ethics, systems software, application software and the role of computing in society today. A software suite is used to create and edit text documents, spreadsheets, presentation and database. There is also an internet component in the course. The course serves as the required computer literacy component of the general education curriculum.