Someone taking this course should have some experience using a computer in a windows environment. No programming experience is required However some experience using Microsoft Access is recomended. There are two database case examples that are used throughout the course to illustrate database design concepts. You will need to purchase a book. Information about the book will be given upon contacting the instructor. The course is 10 weeks and is self-paced. An instructor is available to answer questions about your database projects. This course provides you with hands-on experience using Microsoft Access 2002. There are several database projects that stimulate hands-on learning and research. All course work and time frames for completion will need to be met according to the guidelines stated for this course. The following computer system requirements are recommended. Windows XP, CD-ROM drive, 50 MB of free hard-disk space, Microsoft Access 2002, and Internet access. The book uses Microsoft Access 2002 to illustrate its examples. You may be able to use Microsoft Access 2000 for this course.
The student will learn the process of database design and about the functions that a PC-based database management system can provide. Upon completion of this course the student should be able to produce database designs for future database applications.
You will send some of your PC-database projects to your instructor for review. There will be some short written assignments to complete. You are expected to complete the database projects and written assignments on time.
complete course 40 Hours
available 10 Weeks
Rick Siebert have been a college professor for over 20 years, and teaches computer information courses such as, Database Management, Authorware, Multimedia, Visual Basic, Systems Analyst,and C++. He has also taught an Authorware class over the Internet for two years.