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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Development and Database Administration Certificate


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Program Start Date: Fall term
Minimum Program Length: 32 academic weeks; 2 terms day or 2 terms evening (See Unique Aspects below); 19 credits
Curriculum Code: 60982

Program Description

This advanced certificate allows students to develop skills in procedural and event-driven programming. Students design, create and maintain desktop and server databases.

Practical Experience

Students gain practical experiences in procedural and event-driven programming languages. They become proficient in software development and data base administration. Students will utilize logical thinking, problem solving, interpersonal and communications skills in a team-oriented environment.

Professional Opportunities

Software developer, PC application specialist, programmer analyst, entry level data base administrator.

Unique Aspects

Students entering this program must be a graduate of an associate degree or certificate program in computer technology that includes database and programming concepts. See department chair for permission.

The advanced networking classes (indicated by a + symbol below) are offered on a rotating schedule between day and evening hours. The classes will only be offered during daytime hours for fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019. These classes will only be offered during evening hours for fall 2019, spring 2020 and summer 2020 terms. 

EEDA Career Cluster:

Information Technology, Business, Management & Administration

Course Requirements


Total Credits: 19


Semester Display


First Semester


Total Credits: 19


**A grade of “C” or better is required.
# See Unique Aspects above for information on which terms this course is offered day versus night

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Develop complex programs or apps using object-oriented programming languages.
  2. Develop and test local- and server-based forms, reports and queries.
  3. Create business-related reports.

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