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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

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

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 2013, 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 (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): 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

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
3 credit hours    
MAT 137 - College Algebra  
3 credit hours     
CTP 103 - Theories and Applications of Digital Technology  
Students with technical expertise beyond the level of this course should meet with the Computer Science Department Chair.
3 credit hours     
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    
Biological & Physical Sciences GER
BIO 135 - Principles of Nutrition  (BIO 135 also meets Wellness Requirement)
3 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credit 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

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTP 200 - Systems Analysis and Design  
4 credit hours     
CTP 147 - PL-SQL Programming  
3 credit hours     
CTP 150 - Computer Science 1  
4 credit hours     
CTP 118 - Web Development using HTML/CSS   4 credit hours     

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTP 130 - Programming in PHP/MySQL  
3 credit hours     
CTS 107 - Cyber Essentials   3 credit hours     
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER  
3 credit hours    
Elective(s) 6 credit hours    


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