COMP 353: Database Programming

This course introduces relational and object databases to support database creation and application development. Use of commercial database products will give a practical orientation.

Credit Hours



This course covers the fundamentals of database application development using C++, C, or Java by accessing a transaction-oriented database server. A commercial database environment such as Oracle is used. Apitional topics may include enabling access to database via the web, and administering large databases.


Students will learn SQL, database design and application development using the latest software tools. Students will also learn techniques for web based data retrieval and manipulation.