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Information Technology - Database Management Track, AAS

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A 25 59 0 A8

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 50325

The Database Management track 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, security, 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, such as Database Manager, Database Architect, Database Programmer, Data Analyst, and more.

Upon successful completion of the Information Technology, Database Management track, graduates should be able to:

  • Analyze the technical needs of end-users.
  • Use appropriate database software solutions to fulfill business requirements.
  • Design a database to meet end-user specifications.
  • Develop a relational database.
  • Integrate administrative responsibilities within an RDBMS.
  • Examine the differences between different database systems.
  • Manage a database using SQL and/or PL/SQL.

Total Credits: 18

Spring Semester I

Total Credits: 15-17

Summer Semester I

Total Credits: 3

Fall Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Total credit hours required for degree: 66-68


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