May 16, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHS 745 - Database Design and Implementation

Introduces the basic principles of database design, focusing on databases that support clinical practice and/or investigation. Topics include an introduction to basic database types, DBMS functionality, modeling approaches (with a focus on E-R modeling), normalization, using SQL, and an overview of available DBMSs and design tools. Course methods include a mix of lecture format, small-group discussion, and hands-on activities. A laboratory component will facilitate greater hands-on experience in data management with widely available software tools. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.

Credits: 3