This course is an introduction to database analysis, planning, designing, and implementation with emphasis on the relational model. Students will study the theory behind relational databases, relational database nomenclature, and relational concepts. The course will include studying Structured Query Language (SQL) and optimizing databases through normalization. Students will apply their knowledge with hands-on exercises designed to teach the intricacies of database design methodology. A final project will conclude the course. Prerequisite: CIS110G or CIS107G.