Purdue University - Department of Computer Science - Database and Information Systems Track
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Database and Information Systems Track

Objectives

Prepares students to apply database principles, algorithms, and optimization techniques to design, build, and manage current and future database and information systems.

Required Courses

All Track requirements, regardless of department, must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

The track has four required courses that provide general background

Required Courses
Course Title
CS 34800 Information Systems
CS 38100 Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms
CS 44800 Introduction to Relational Databases
CS 37300
or
CS 47300
Data Mining and Machine Learning
or
Web Information Search & Management

Database and Information Systems Track Pre-requisite Flowchart (PDF)

Electives

The track has three electives. Choose at least one course from each of the following three catagories.

Category I - Computing Systems

Electives Category 1 Computing Systems
Course Title
CS 35200 Compilers: Principles and Practice
CS 35400 Operating Systems

 

Category II - Information Assurance

Electives Category 2 Information Assurance
Course Title
CS 35500 Introduction to Cryptography
CS 42600 Computer Security

 

Category III - Related Studies

Electives Category 3 Related Studies
Course Title
CS 37300 Data Mining and Machine Learning
CS 42200 Computer Networks
CS 47100 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
CS 47300 Web Information Search & Management
CS 47800 Introduction to Bioinformatics

CS 49000  

or

EPICS 41100/41200 

or

CS 49700 

Senior Project, supervised by faculty & approved by DBIS track chair

 

Senior Project, (both must be taken)

 

Honors Research Project.

* Neither CS3900-DM0 or CS47300 can be double counted toward the required and elective courses.

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