Database administrators use specialized software to store and organize data. The role may include capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery.
The database administrator certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in this rapidly-changing field.
DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE
|CIS136L||Introduction to Computers||2||2||3|
|CIS140L||Introduction to Programming||2||2||3|
|CIS227L||IT Developmental Applications||2||2||3|
|CIS242L||Database Management and Design||2||2||3|
|CIS262L||Introduction to Linux||2||2||3|
|CIS276L||Developing Web Applications||2||2||2|
|Computer Technology Elective||2||2||3|
Total Credits: 31
Computer Technology Program candidate must:
- have command of the English language;
- have normal vision for reading instructions and course materials and for performing manipulative tasks;
- be able to complete requirements for college level classes;
- be able to understand and follow both written and oral instructions;
- have sufficient vision to distinguish colors, read gauges, scopes, diagnostic equipment and information from a computer screen (adaptive equipment acceptable);
- have reading comprehensive skills sufficient to read and comprehend technical literature;
- have communication skills sufficient to prepare required reports;
- have sufficient hearing to distinguish various sounds and noises (adaptive equipment acceptable);
- have sufficient dexterity to perform manual skills related to computer operation.
At the completion of the program, each student will have:
- knowledge of operating systems, applications, database systems, hardware, programming concepts, networks, and online resources;
- knowledge of security issues, risks, tools, and policies;
- ability to apply a systematic and methodical approach to solve problems;
- strong documentation skills and knowledge of general business principles and project management;
- obtain specific technical skills to enter the workplace based on the student’s chosen track;
- to think critically and make appropriate decisions based on relevant factors.