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Database Management

Curriculum Description

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

A25150
NC CIP: 11.0802
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
DBA 115 Database Applications 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Operating Systems Elective 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 7
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 120 Database Programming I 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 210 Database Administration 2 3 0 3
DBA 230 Database in Corp Environs 3 0 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts NEW VERSION 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 5
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Database Administration Elective 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Database Programming II Elective 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NET 110
OR
Networking Concepts 2 2 0 3
NET 125 Networking Basics (1) (4) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ English Option 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 110
OR
Introduction to Business Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
DBA 240 Database Analysis/Design 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 289 Database Project 1 4 0 3
___ ___ Elective ** ** ** 3
Totals

Class Hours: 1
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Total Credit Hours: 68

Legend

  • : 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

English Option - Select one: COM 110*, COM 120*, COM 231*, ENG 114*, or ENG 115

Database Administration Elective – Select One: DBA 260, DBA 261, or DBA 263

Database Programming II Elective – Select One: DBA 220, DBA 221, or DBA 223

Elective – Select one: CTS 210, CTS 240, DBA 270, DBA 271, DBA 273, or DBA 285

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.

Operating Systems Elective – Select One: NOS 120 or NOS 130

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

A25150