Data Management C.A.

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Data Management C.A.

Department: Computer Science – Database Management

Total Credit Hours: 31 credits

Databases are used to store, manipulate and retrieve data in nearly every type of organization including business, healthcare, education, government and libraries. Database technology is routinely used by people on personal computers, by workgroups accessing databases on network servers and by all employees using enterprise-wide distributed applications. Managers in all industries seek to use knowledge derived from databases for competitive advantage.

What Is Computer Database Management?

Computer database managers write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions.

Occupation Overview

Database managers specify users and user access levels for databases, and train users on databases and answer user questions. They approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements. They develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information. They may work on project teams to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of database administrators is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth in this occupation will be driven by the increased data needs of companies across the economy.

Salary Outlook

The median hourly wage for data management professionals in Missouri is $37.09. Established data management professionals generally earn between $53,470 and $93,260 per year. Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $114,200.

Source: FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems.

Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $114,200.

Database Management Careers

SCC graduates are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: database administrator, database analyst, geographical information systems (GIS) technician, data warehouse specialist, Web database developer, database management specialist, database inventory manager, technical writer and information specialist.

Required Courses

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (13 credits)
Mathematics MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 4
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Social Sciences HIS 101
HIS 102
HIS 115
HIS 270
POL 101
POL 102
US History to 1877
US History Since 1877
US History Since 1945
History of Missouri
American Government
State & Local Government
3
Elective CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
Core Course Requirements (18 credits)
CPT 201 Intro to Database Management 3
CPT 181 SQL Basics 3
Database Elective Part 1 (see below) 3
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPT 260 Oracle Programming 3
Database Elective Part 2 (see below) 3
Total Required Hours: 31 credits
Database Electives: Choose two (2) total
Part 1 (Fall)Database Elective 1 (Choose any 1)Part 2 (Spring)Database Elective 1 (Choose any 1)
CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing
CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications
CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages CPT 250 Database Programming (PHP)
CPT 165 Computer Programming Logic CPT 165 Computer Programming Logic
CPT 135 Programming in Python CPT 185 C# Programming

Suggested Schedule Planning

CourseTitleCredits
Fall Semester (16 credits)
MAT 098 Beginning Algebra 4
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications using MS Office 3
CPT 201 Intro to Database Management 3
CPT 240 SQL Basics 3
Database Elective Database Elective Part 1 3
Spring Semester (15 credits)
HIS 101, 102, 115, 270, POL 101, 102 Social Sciences 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPT 260 Oracle Programming 3
Database Elective Database Elective Part 2 3
Database Electives: Choose two (2) total
Part 1 (Fall)Database Elective 1 (Choose any 1)Part 2 (Spring)Database Elective 1 (Choose any 1)
CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing
CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications
CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages CPT 250 Database Programming (PHP)
CPT 165 Computer Programming Logic CPT 165 Computer Programming Logic
CPT 135 Programming in Python CPT 185 C# Programming

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