Course Outline Records and Database Management
Number: OT 222
Hours per Quarter: 50
Description Students expand their knowledge of database software learned in CS 110. This class focuses on the operation and maintenance of a computer database. It also identifies the principles and practices of effective information management for an automated records system. There is an emphasis on features and capabilities of automated database information management systems and the need to understand record life cycle from creation to disposition within the structure of any given organization. This course also addresses the development of security control systems for information management. Prerequisite: CS 110.
Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Describe the use and classification of records in today's businesses.
B. Identify relevant legislation affecting records management.
C. Analyze the necessary adjustment of filing segments for input into computer application software.
D. Design and manipulate information storage systems using current database software and its advanced functions.
E. Identify and review information management security systems.
F. Identify current trends in records management.