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.
This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
Windows 8 or later.
Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
Any Database Management System (DBMS) (not included in enrollment) that you are familiar with that supports the execution of Structured Query Language (SQL), such as:
Microsoft SQL Server
Downloads and instructions for Microsoft Access and SQL Server are available in the course.
Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. SQL Server is available for free and does not require any extra cost. Microsoft Access is available as an optional trial software for 30 days, but is not required for the course.
Dr. Cecelia Allison is an experienced software tester and technical specialist with more than 15 years of hands-on experience using and teaching SQL. She is also a technical writer, a published author, and a university professor. She holds a Bachelor of Science in finance, a Master of Science in information systems and a Doctor of Business Administration in management information systems.