Introduction to SQL
Gain a solid working knowledge of the most powerful and widely used database programming language. This course will provide you the skills to write SQL queries to create tables, retrieve data from single or multiple tables, manipulate data in a database, and gather statistics from data stored in a database.
Learn the key concepts of SQL (Structured Query Language) the powerful and standard database management query language for relational databases.
SQL (Structured Query Language) is one of the best programming languages for beginning web developers to learn. This course will teach you the basics of designing and writing SQL queries to execute on a practice database. Using a SQL Server Express, you'll learn several real-world applications for SQL so you can put this valuable skill set on your resume.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
- Dual monitors are helpful but are not required.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. Student will install the required software in the course.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
- Necessary rights (local administrative rights) to install programs on the computer.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
- SQL Server Express
- SQL Server Management Studio
about the instructor
Mava Wilson, Ph.D., is a professor with more than 28 years of teaching experience. While she specializes in Information Systems (IS), she has taught several computer science topics, including basic computer literacy, programming, database design, and SQL. She holds a Ph.D. and master's degree in computing technology from Nova Southeastern University, as well as a bachelor's in administrative systems from Radford University.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.