Official Title of Major: Database Management Systems - Database Development, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: 60
About the Computer Science Department
Purpose: Prepares students for careers requiring a strong background in computer technology and information systems. Covers fundamental concepts in database administration, computer technology, networking, and security. The students are eligible to sit for the following certifications: MOS Access 2016, Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate (comprised of the Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals exam and the Oracle Database Program with PL/SQL exam) and Oracle Database Administrator Certified Associate Certification (comprised of the Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals exam and the Oracle Administration exam).
Emphasizes the development of expertise in SQL syntax and usage, the development of both large and small scale databases, the experiences in designing and implementing a production level database, and the development of applications in a variety of settings that rely on back-end data stored in a database.
Range of Occupations
- Database developer
- Database architect
- Database application programmer
- Database application software designer
- Back-end developer
Students may wish to also review requirements for the similar major linked below.