COMP 320 Database Technologies and Applications




Students are introduced to the principles, concepts, approaches, technologies, and practices of data modelling and database design using relational, non-relational, and filesystem-based data management systems. Students learn practical query languages and to develop programs that interact with various data management systems. The course focusses on the practical application of these technologies and techniques in a range of domains, including science, business, and computing; and includes an introduction to big data, data governance, and data security.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework and COMP 215

Course Notes

COMP 320 is an approved Numeracy course for Cap Core requirements. COMP 320 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

COMP 320 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. COMP 320 is an approved Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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