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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 431 Business Data Management (3) Management of data including large, complex sets to support business analytics, strategy, and operations.

MIS 431 Business Data Management (3)

Business Data Management will enable students to use various database designs to acquire the information needed to make effective business decisions. Successful students will be able to design, create and implement a relational database in MySQL and be able to write SQL statements to obtain information from a database. In addition, students will investigate the next generation approaches for storing, manipulating, and managing web data in unstructured formats. Students will gain an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages among XML, NoSQL, NewSQL, and Relational databases. After completing this course, students should have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be able to:

• have an understanding of SQL by retrieving data from a database using SQL

• design a database system including an ER Model, and implement the design in an enterprise database application such as MySQL

• have an understanding of NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Graph databases, XML native databases, NewSQL databases and the advantages and disadvantages of these databases


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MIS 301
Concurrent: SCM 301

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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