Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Information Technology I
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory practice – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Chemical Engineering – master (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Control of Technological Processes in Chemical and Food Industries – master (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Students will write 2 quizzes during the semester. The sum of points for the quizzes is 100. Students will successfully pass the quizzes if they earn at least 56 points. Students are graded as follows: A 92–100 points, B 83–91 points, C 74–82 points, D 65–73 points, E 56–64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know fundamentals of creating and using of databases in Microsoft Access. They are able to design and create basic database objects (tables, forms, quaries, and reports). Students have learned basic SQL statements for creating queries. They have knowledge of the principles of database normalization.
Course contents:
Introduction to relational databases
Database system MS Access - overview of IDE
Database normalization (normal forms - 1NF, 2NF, 3NF)
Table creation (fields, data types, indexes, field properties, update)
Relations and reference integrity
Techniques for databases (E-R model)
Forms and their elements
Forms and their data
SQL language I 
SQL language II
Practical application using AIS database
Recommended or required reading:
  • MATÚŠ, Z. Access v příkladech. ČR: Computer Media, 2006. 128 p. ISBN 80-86686-55-8.
  • ŠEDOVÁ, H. Access 2007 nejen pro školy. ČR: Computer Media, 2010. 192 p. ISBN 978-80-7402-038-4.
  • MACDONALD, M. Access 2007: The Missing Manual. 1005 Gravenstein Higway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472: O'Reilly Media, 2006. 752 p. ISBN 978-0-596-52760-0.
  • CHURCHER, C. Beginning Database Design: From Novice to Professional. New York: Apress, 2012. 252 p. ISBN 978-1-4302-4209-3.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:

A 43.5 %

B 30.6 %

C 14.5 %

D 6.5 %

E 4.9 %

FX 0 %

Name of lecturer(s):
Ľ. Čirka (2017/2018 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2016/2017 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2015/2016 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Last modification:
16. 1. 2018

Department of Information Engineering and Process Control

AIS: 2017/2018  

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