Course Description

Structured Query Language (SQL) is the language used to work with databases and the information stored within them. This course provides a working knowledge of the basic forms of SQL, including how to select and update data from common table formats. Learners will create a database and use SQL to manipulate the data within it.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Introduction to Relational Databases and SQL

Lesson 2: How to Use the Management Studio

Lesson 3: Retrieving Data From a Single Table

Lesson 4: Retrieving Data From Multiple Tables

Lesson 5: Working With Summary Queries

Lesson 6: Working With Sub Queries

Lesson 7: Inserting, Updating and Deleting Data

Lesson 8: Working With Data Types  

Lesson 9: Working With Functions

Lesson 10: Designing a Database

Lesson 11: How to Create a Database and Its Tables

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Install the SQL Server demo and explore the basics of relational databases.
  • Write SQL SELECT statements to retrieve data from a single data table.
  • Write SQL SELECT statements with JOINS to retrieve data from multiple tables.
  • Write queries to summarize data using aggregate functions.
  • Write queries that contain sub queries.
  • Write queries to insert, update and delete data from data tables.
  • Write queries to convert and edit data in the database.
  • Design and create a database.


Participants will have 180 days to complete this mentor-supported online course.

All necessary course materials included.

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

Web Browser Settings:

  • Accept cookies
  • Disable pop-up blocker.

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Section Title
Introduction to SQL (Online)
Jul 01, 2020 to Jun 30, 2021
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $375.00