ITM5400EN - Database and Knowledge-Base Management

Course description

Students examine database management system concepts in organization, design, and implementation. The topics in this course will include: database structures and languages, database management and applications, database security and models, database systems and knowledge base, and current developments in database management theory and practice.

How this course benefits students

“Virtually every department, from sales to customer service, relies on a management system to improve efficiency and facilitate work” according to an article from Safe Harbor. Students will gain many skills and knowledge, which will then help them in the workforce, missions, churches, and volunteer opportunities.

Why this course is important

Database and knowledge-base management skills will continue to be vital to many industries and organizations today and future. Students with these skills will be a benefit to those institutions who are in need of this skills set. Students seeking God’s path to be challenged in this field will have many opportunities to share God’s love and word with others.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Information Technology Management
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Pee Vululleh, Professor of Information Technology

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will emphasize the benefits of databases and knowledge-base management with a biblical worldview. The course will focus on the scripture Daniel 12:4 - But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, [even] to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

Missionally driven

The goal for this course is to send out missionaries with the database and knowledge-base management skill set. Database and knowledge-base management skills are vital to organizations worldwide and students can benefit from pursuing these skills.

Contextually informed

Database and knowledge-base management is important in today’s industries and organizations where the need for this skill set is in demand. With advances in technology there is a demand for students to enter into this field. Churches and missions today can utilize the expertise of Database and knowledge-base management and this will be beneficial for students pursuing this area of study.

Interculturally focused

Database and knowledge-base management skills provide students with great opportunities to help others in diverse cultures. This course provides students the opportunity to help other cultures while spreading God’s love.

Practically minded

Database and knowledge-base management skills provide practical and hands on experiences for students to offer their expertise in various fields. Information technology literacy provides students with the skills they need for technical support in various fields and advance.

Experientially transformed

This course will provide students with the hands on tools to apply their skills with serving as volunteers or working in this field and experience real world situations and settings.