Database Administration & Development - Course Planning

As a Database Administration & Development student, you will share many core classes with students in other IT programs to give you a complete understanding of working on a web team and on IT projects. The database classes round out the program, giving students a strong, project-based and hands-on learning experience.

Prerequisites

Prior to enrolling in the Database Administration & Development program, you should complete the following courses with a minimum grade of a 2.0 GPA.

ITC 102: Information Systems Concepts
3 credits
Intro to computers and information systems, including hardware, software, data organization, data communications, systems development and the evolving role of computers in society.

BTM 111: Business Applications Support I
5 credits
Intro to Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Personal Information Management and Presentation software. Creating letters, business correspondence, spreadsheets and presentations commonly used in business settings. Previously known as MIC 101.

Database Core Courses

ITC 110: Program Fundamentals
5 credits
Intro to basic computing concepts and object orient programming. Prerequisite: BTM 111 w/2.0 or higher and eligibility for MAT 088, or instructor permission.

ITC 220: Database Development
5 credits
Overview of database theory and systems. Work with rational databases, simple ADO, SQL and XML.

ITC 134: Operating Systems & Development Environments
5 credits
Introduces hardware architecture and software systems that support web applications as well as development environments and systems used to build, test and deploy applications. Explores processes utilized by developers to manage, version, test and deploy their work across *nixes, BSD's, and windows systems. Prerequisite: ITC w/2.0 or higher.

WEB 110: Web Authoring I
4 credits
This course covers the fundamental mechanics of web page production starting with the absolute basics of creating properly structured websites using the Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students will learn how to write their own code to create web pages that include text, links, images, tables and forms as well as learn how to launch their own website on the internet using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Prerequisite: BTM 111 or SAM Challenge.

Choose 2 of these 6 Specialty Areas

Mobile Development - 25 Credits

ITC 115: Object Oriented Programming
5 credits

ITC 155: Data Structures
5 credits

ITC 162: Intro Mobile Application Development
5 credits

ITC 262: Mobile Apps
5 credits

ITC 255: Systems Analysis
5 credits

Database Development - 25 Credits

ITC 172: .NET Web Programming
5 credits

ITC 222: SQL w/Server
5 credits

ITC 255: Systems Analysis
5 credits

ITC 224: Database Programming
5 credits

ITC 226: Database Administration
5 credits

Web Scripting - 14 Credits

WEB 120: Web Authoring 2
4 credits

WEB 150: Intro to JavaScript
5 credits

ITC 230: Advanced JavaScript
5 credits

Web Programming - 15 Credits

ITC 240: Web Application Programming 1
5 credits

ITC 250: Web Application Programming 2
5 credits

ITC 260: Web Application Programming 3
5 credits

Web Development - 27 Credits

WEB 105: Web Projects
3 credits

WEB 120: Web Authoring 2
4 credits

ITC 172: .NET Web Programming
5 credits

ITC 240: Web Application Programming 1
5 credits

ITC 250: Web Application Programming 2
5 credits

ITC 260: Web Application Programming 3
5 credits

Web Design - 20 Credits

WEB 105: Web Projects
3 credits

WEB 120: Web Authoring 2
4 credits

WEB 200: Theory of Web Design
4 credits

WEB 202: User Centered Design
4 credits

WEB 204: Research Methods
5 credits

Database Administration & Development Certificate

  • Database Core: 19 Credits
  • 2 of the 6 Specialty Areas: 29-52 Credits
  • ITC 205 Career Strategies: 2 Credits

Based on the chosen tracks, students may either take an additional 5-15 credits of IT Electives or Internship or some combination of both to make the 60 credits required for this certificate.

Total Credits 60-73

Class Schedule