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.

All CS core courses, all track requirements, and their pre-requisites, regardless of department, must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Required Courses (4)
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

Choose at least one course from each of the following three (3) categories.

Electives
Course Title
Computing Systems - 1 From the Following List
CS 35200 Compilers: Principles and Practice
CS 35300 Principles of Concurrency and Parallelism
CS 35400 Operating Systems
Information Assurance - 1 From the Following List
CS 35500 Introduction to Cryptography
CS 42600 Computer Security
Related Studies - 1 From the Following List
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 48300 Introduction to the Theory of Computation

CS 49000

or

CS 49700 

or

EPICS 41100/41200 

Senior Project

 

Honors Research Project

 

Honors Research Project

Note: Senior Project must be at least 3 credits and approved by the track chair. (Examples: EPICS 41100/41200 Senior Design, CS 49000, CS 49700 Honors Research Project)

Note: No course can be counted both for required and elective credit. This is true for all tracks.
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