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Introduction to SQL Programming

Learn how to use the Structured Query Language (SQL) to create, manipulate, and create reports from database tables. Important concepts associated with relational databases will be covered. You will run SQL commands to create database tables and define data element types.

Single and multiple table queries will be created with simple and compound conditions using SQL operators such as:

  • ​LIKE
  • IN
  • ALL
  • ANY

Basic and complex reports will be created based on data in a table or view. Database Administration features of SQL will be discussed.

Course typically offered: Online in Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (every quarter)


  • Some experience with Microsoft Access, Excel, or other spreadsheet related software.
  • The ability to download and configure the SQL Server environment on a Windows PC.
  • Recommended - basic programming knowledge.

Next Steps: Upon completion of this class, consider enrolling in other required coursework in the Business Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program.

More Information: For more information about this course, please contact unex-techdata@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: CSE-40933
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Business Intelligence Analysis

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