Database Management A.A.S.

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Database Management A.A.S.

Department: Computer Science – Database Management

Total Credit Hours: 64 credits

Databases are used to store, retrieve and manipulate data in nearly every type of organization including business, healthcare, education, government and libraries. Database technology is routinely used by individuals on personal computers, by work groups accessing databases on network servers, and by all employees using enterprise-wide distributed applications.

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 (25 credits)
Mathematics MAT 121 Intermediate Algebra 4
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 or English Composition II or 3
ENG 115 or Technical Writing, or
ENG 125 or Business Writing
SPE 101 Oral Communication 3
Social Science HIS 101 or US History to 1877 or 3
HIS 102 or US History Since 1877 or
HIS 115 or US History Since 1945 or
HIS 270 or History of Missouri or
POL 101 or  American Government or
POL 102 State & Local Government
Natural Science Any BIO, or Any BIOLOGY Course or 3
Any CHM, or  Any CHEMISTRY Course or
Any PHY  Any PHYSICAL SCIENCE Course
Humanities CPT/BUS 105 Computer Ethics/Business Ethics 3
Elective CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
Core Course Requirements (33 credits)
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications 3
CPM 120 Windows Multimedia 3
CPT 135 Programming in Python 3
CPT 165 Programming Logic 3
CPT 200 Systems Analysis & Design 3
CPT 201 Intro to Database Management 3
CPT 240 SQL Basics 3
CPT 246 Computer Security 3
CPT 250 Database Programming 3
CPT 260 Oracle Programming 3
Electives** (6 credits) - Choose any two of the following courses
CPM 190 Dynamic Programming Languages 3
CPT 265 DB2 Programming 3
CPT 271 Programming in Perl 3
CPT 187 Visual Basic (.NET) 3
CPT 282 Advanced Visual Basic (.NET) 3
GEO 120 Introduction to GIS 3
GEO 225 Advanced GIS 3
Total Required Hours: 64 credits

Suggested Schedule Planning

CourseTitleCredits
Fall Semester (16 credits)
CPT 106 PC Operating Systems 3
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications (MS Office) 3
CPT 135 Programming in Python 3
CPT 165 Computer Programming Logic 3
MAT 121 Intermediate Algebra 4
Spring Semester (15 credits)
CPT/BUS 105 Computer Ethics 3
CPM 120 Windows Multimedia 3
CPT 240 SQL Basics 3
Database Elective Database Elective Part 1 3
HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877 or 3
HIS 102 or US History Since 1945 or
HIS 115 or US History Since 1945 or
HIS 270 or American Government or
POL 101 or History of Missouri or
POL 102 State & Local Government
Summer Semester (3 credits)
SPE 101 Oral Communication 3
Fall Semester (15 credits)
CPT 201 Intro to Database Management 3
Any BIO or Any BIOLOGY Course or 3
Any CHM or  Any CHEMISTRY Course or
Any PHY or  Any PHYSICAL SCIENCE Course or
Natural Science 3
CPT 260 Oracle Programming 3
Database Elective Database Elective Part 2 (see below) 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
Spring Semester (15 credits)
CPT 200 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CPT 121 Basics of Data Communications 3
CPT 250 Database Programming (PHP) 3
CPT 246 Computer Security 3
ENG 102 or English Composition II or 3
ENG 115 or Technical Writing or
ENG 125 Business Writing
Part I (Fall)Choose 1 course for 3 hrsPart II (Spring)Choose 1 course for 3 hrs
GEO 225 Advanced GIS GEO 120 Intro to GIS
CPT 271 Programming in Perl CPT 282 Adv. Visual Basic (.NET)
CPT 187 Visual Basic (.NET) CPM 190 Dynamic Programming
CPT 265 DB2 Programming

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