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Planner for Online Courses Database Development - Database Management Systems (A.A.S.)

This planner contains a recommended sequence of courses to complete the degree online in five terms. Recommended courses are high-enrolled courses that can be expected to have online sections in the term in which they appear. Other courses from the same category can be substituted when they meet the program requirements. Refer to the course catalog, your academic advisor or your academic chair for more information.

Refer to AACC’s Transfer Agreements page:

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.

Faculty Contact ( Krysten Hall

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ___________________________________________

Term 1 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1 / ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1   3 credit hours    
Required General Education Mathematics
MAT 137 - College Algebra  
3 credit hours     
Technology Requirement
CTP 103 - Theories and Applications of Digital Technology  
3 credit hours     
Required General Education Arts and Humanities
CTP 194 - Ethics and the Information Age  OR
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
3 credit hours     

Term 2 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2   3 credit hours     
CTA 115 - Personal Computer Database Management Systems   4 credit hours     
CTP 115 - Introductory Object-Oriented Program Analysis and Design   4 credit hours     
CTP 145 - Relational Databases and SQL   4 credit hours     

Term 3 (Summer)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Required General Education Biological and Physical Science/Wellness Requirement
BIO 135 - Principles of Nutrition  
3 credit hours     
General Education Social and Behavioral Science/Diversity Requirement
SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  OR GSS 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies  
This are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
The diversity requirement can be met here, or with another course.
3 credit hours    
CTS 107 - Cyber Essentials   3 credit hours     

Term 4 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTP 200 - Systems Analysis and Design   4 credit hours     
CTP 150 - Computer Science 1   4 credit hours     
CTP 118 - Web Development using HTML/CSS   4 credit hours     

Term 5 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTP 130 - Programming in PHP/MySQL   3 credit hours     
CTP 147 - PL-SQL Programming   3 credit hours     
Contact department chair for recommendations.
3 credit hours    
Contact department chair for recommendations.
3 credit hours