MMIS 6196. DATABASE FOR NON-IS PROFESSIONALS. (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: NRSG 6724 or MMIS 6292. Management of data as a resource. Development of a conceptual framework to evaluate, select, acquire, install, and maintain commercial database management packages for use in information systems. Data structures, data storage, data representation, data flow, data dictionaries, access methods, utilities, query languages, security, backup, configuration control, distributed databases, and future directions in database management are explored. Not open to MMIS majors.