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CIS 237 ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE

CIS 237 Advanced Micro Computer Database

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CIS 237 Advanced Micro Computer Database

Credit Hours:  3.0            Contact Hours: 3.0           Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in CIS 137

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is a continuation of CIS 137, which introduced students to databases in MS Access. Continuing the step-by-step instruction using case studies, this course covers advanced Access features including sophisticated queries, reports based on databases, queries and reports that can support the business decision-making processes, data access pages which provide internet access to databases, exporting data from the databases to an HTML file that is accessed over the Internet (www) or intranet (local), and integrating the database with other programs (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, etc.).  An advanced research project is required.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate advanced MS Access data mining;
  2. customize a database in MS Access;
  3. protect data and analyze the performance of a database;  and
  4. exchange data with other applications.