SE 306 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Database Management Systems
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SE 306
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
5

Prerequisites
  CE 223 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To provide a broad base for learning data definition, data modelling database design and implementation by using ORACLE DBMS toolkit software.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To develop an analytical approach to a realworld situation
  • To develop prroblemsolving skills
  • Be able to construct a data model, logical database design, database implementation and processing
  • Be able to design database interfaces
Course Content Learning data modelling techniques with traditional Entity Relationship Model as well as UML’s Use Case and Class diagrams. Data definition and creating database objects by using SQL language. Developing database solutions in response to a set of user requirements by using Oracle DBMS tool. To use ‘stored procedures’ and ‘ triggers’ in SQL programs in a problem solving approach.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to DBMS systems
2 Data modelling with Entity Relationship Model. Data modelling with UML Use Case and Class Diagrams Preparation of various scenarios to form a basis for the analysis work
3 Relational Model and Relational algebra Examples of relations from realworld situations
4 Normalisation Various examples to be normalised
5 Normalisation, Revised data model
6 Structured Query Language(data definition) SQL examples (with Oracle SQL)
7 Structured Query Language(constructing the database) SQL examples from realworld situations
8 Structured Query Language(stored procedures and triggers) Application based examples
9 Query optimisation With Oracle facilities
10 Database processing, data integrity and security “ “ “
11 Database processing, concurrency and recovery “ “ “
12 Trends, web databases Examples of web databases
13 Trends, data warehousing
14 Review of the semester’s topics
15 Presentation of the students’ projects
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks “Database Systems”, T Connoly, C. Begg, Addiison Wesley publishers
Suggested Readings/Materials “An Introduction to Database Systems”, C J Date, Addison Wesley“Database Management Systems”, R Ramakrishnan, J Gehrke, McGrawHill“Relational Database Principles”, C Ritchie, Letts Educational“Fundamentals of SQL programming”, R MataToledo, P K Cushman, Schaum’s Outlines“Oracle Programming: A Primer”, R Sunderraman, Addison Wesley

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
15
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
25
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
43
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exam
1
10
    Total
77

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

X
2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

X
3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

X
4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

X
5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest