CITA 340 - Data Base Concepts

The course is a study of the terminology, hardware, and software associated with data base systems. Topics include file organizations and access methods, historical development of data bases, data organization and structure, relational data bases, types of data base languages, CODASYL data description language and comparison of data base techniques and traditional approaches. Students will design, write, test and debug programs that manage traditional files and databases.

For files related to the SQL lectures, see the bottom of this page.
For Homework assignments, due dates, and test dates use the following links to your section:
  • CITA 340-001  Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 2:00 - 2:50.
  • Course Information Sheet - first class handout with basic class data
  • Class Data Files - used to complete assignments for class

Text Book Information:

  • Database Systems Design, Implementation, and Management, Ninth Edition, by Coronel, Morris, Rob
    ISBN 13: 978-0-538-46968-5,
  • ISBN 10: 0-538-64968-4
  • A USB Jump Drive Storage (any size)
Textbook Web site:
Subpages (1): CITA 340-001