Database Management

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Overview

Program Description   

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Database Management is designed for persons interested in database programming, design and management. Database management duties include some or all of the following: installation and configuration of database software, database programming and design, user-training, application software maintenance, performance tuning, system evaluation, and interaction with users and management requiring sound verbal and written skills.

Career Opportunities  

Job opportunities span small businesses, large organizations, and international settings in both public and private sectors. See Information Technology » Database Management   

Program Outcomes

At the completion of the Database Management Program, the successful student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to access, evaluate, apply and convey technical information with their peers
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively plan, create, and debug effective solutions to problems through the programs they write
  • Evaluate quantitative and symbolic data in translating user and organization needs into usable software and data solutions
  • Recognize ethical issues and evaluate consequences
  • Collaborate with diverse groups across a variety of knowledge and skill levels and perspectives

In addition, students who complete the program will demonstrate the following skills standards specific to Database Management:

  • Effectively plan and implement database systems
  • Apply database and programming concepts to various situations
  • Use industry standard database systems and techniques

Additional Program Information

Educational Plan

Associate in Applied Science Degree 

91-93 credits

Program Requirement

Students entering the program are required to have successfully completed MATH 097 or the equivalent. 
Students must also successfully complete one of the following options:

  • The Accuplacer CSP Basic exam with a composite score of 75% or higher
  • OFTEC 101 and OFTEC 108

An AAS will be awarded upon successful completion of all core and general education requirements.

Program Information

Admission: Students are accepted into the Database Management program every quarter.

Length of Program: Full-time students typically complete this program in seven quarters, after basic skills and/or pre-college are complete.

1st Quarter Fall


No course description for: CIS145
No course description for: CIS160
No course description for: CIS168
Recommended Elective
No course description for: MATH&146

2nd Quarter Winter


No course description for: CIS182
No course description for: CIS166
No course description for: CIS184

3rd Quarter Spring


No course description for: CIS282
No course description for: CIS266
No course description for: CNA120
Recommended Elective
No course description for: CIS185

4th Quarter Fall


No course description for: CIS284
No course description for: CIS169
No course description for: CNA122
Recommended Elective
No course description for: CIS189

5th Quarter Winter


No course description for: CIS245
No course description for: BUS&101

Choose courses from the General Education Requirement list
Recommended Elective
No course description for: CIS286
No course description for: CNA210
No course description for: CS142

6th Quarter Spring

No course description for: BUS289

Choose courses from the General Education Requirements list
 

Electives 

No course description for: MATH&146
No course description for: CS142
No course description for: CIS185
No course description for: CIS189
No course description for: CIS269
No course description for: CIS286
No course description for: CNA210

General Education Requirements
Communication

No course description for: ENGL&101

Additional Communication Choose one of the following:
No course description for: OFTEC260
No course description for: CMST&101
No course description for: CMST105
No course description for: CMST&220
No course description for: CMST&230
No course description for: CMST260
No course description for: ENGL&235

Human Relations Choose one of the following:
No course description for: BUS260
No course description for: OFTEC109
No course description for: CMST&210
No course description for: CMST240
No course description for: PSYC116

DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT: South Puget Sound Community College requires all new students as of summer 2005 seeking an Associate Degree to complete a “diversity” course which meets the college criteria for listing as a diversity course and has been approved for such listing by the college Instructional Council prior to the student enrolling in the class.


Effective Catalog Year 2017-2018, Revised March 21, 2017