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The Database Management curriculum prepares graduates for employment with organizations that use database management system software to process, manage and communicate information. Additionally, the curriculum provides the student with a foundation to begin professional certification with Microsoft or ORACLE database programs.
Course work includes terminology and design, database administration, backup and recovery, performance and tuning, database programming and tools and related topics. Studies will provide an opportunity for students to implement, support and manage industry standard database systems.
Graduates should qualify for a wide variety of database and computer related entry-level positions that provide opportunities for advancement with increasing experience and ongoing training.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
Associate in Applied Science
NC CIP: 11.0802
POS Approved: Fall 2013
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ WBL||Credit|
|ENG 111||Expository Writing||3||0||0||3|
|DBA 110||Database Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|NOS 110||Operating System Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|Introduction to Computers||(2)||(2)||(0)||(3)|
|Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2|
|Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE||(2)||(2)||(0)||(3)|
|Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|College Algebra NEW REQUISITE||3||0||0||3|
|CIS 115||Intro to Prog & Logic NEW REQUISITE||2||3||0||3|
|DBA 115||Database Applications||2||2||0||3|
|___ ___||Operating Systems Elective||2||2||0||3|
|___ ___||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||**||**||0||3|
|DBA 120||Database Programming I||2||2||0||3|
|___ ___||English Option||3||0||0||3|
|Introduction to Business||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|Info Sys Business Concept||3||0||0||3|
|CTS 285||Systems Analysis & Design||3||0||0||3|
|DBA 210||Database Administration||2||3||0||3|
|DBA 230||Database in Corp Environs||3||0||0||3|
|DBA 240||Database Analysis/Design||2||3||0||3|
|SEC 110||Security Concepts NEW VERSION||2||2||0||3|
|DBA 289||Database Project||1||4||0||3|
|___ ___||Database Administration Elective||2||2||0||3|
|___ ___||Database Programming II Elective||2||2||0||3|
Total Credit Hours: 68
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, or PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.
**Hours vary depending on course selection.