CMSC 246 - Introduction to SQL Using Oracle
Covers the concept, design, architecture, and components of the Oracle database system and SQL (Standard Query Language). Topics include the database design, the data definition language, the data manipulation language, the data control language, the basics of SQL*PLUS, and the standard SQL. Students create database tables, implement business requirements utilizing constraints, and develop complex queries using features such as join, union, and subqueries. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.
3 semester hours
May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017 or MATH 020 or MATH 030 or MATH 045 without appropriate Math assessment score.
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Apply commands within Oracle SQL*PLUS.
- Apply Data Definition, Data Control, and Data Definition Language to create and manipulate database tables, database records, and database functioning.
- Describe the basic architecture and components of the Oracle system.
- Describe the major tasks and steps of the database design.
- Develop queries and SQL scripts using basic record retrieval commands.
- Execute and test SQL and PL/SQL statements.
- Use transaction control commands to control database transactions.
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