CS432/CS532 Database Systems Syllabus

Fall 2015
Department of Computer Science
T.J. Watson School of Engineering
State University of New York at Binghamton

Class Time and Place



Course Description



No textbook is required; however, the following book will be used as the primary reference book. The instruction will be primarily based on the instructor's Lecture Notes that can be downloaded from Blackboard.

Reference Books

There are many database textbooks available and any of them can be used as supplementary reading.

Planned topics

The topics are arranged according to the lecture notes, not according to the textbook.


Three projects will be assigned during the semester. Some knowledge of Java programming language is required for the second project.

Grading policy

Expected Weekly Effort

Academic Honesty

Attendance and Other Classroom Policies

Additional Readings