Database Design and Development-Option

Computer Programming, Associate in Applied Science

Many students are not interested in transferability, but rather mobility into the job market with the career goal of a database designer, developer or administrator. This degree strongly emphasizes business and database programming and design techniques and includes Oracle SQL and Oracle design concepts. Students will be prepared for entry level positions in database operations.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Mary Yoa, at (609) 343-4964/yoa@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609)343-5017/smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge in database technology;
  • Utilize a variety of software packages that are popular in the current market;
  • Discuss and share ideas and develop and use critical thinking skills through analysis;
  • Demonstrate a full set of business-related skills.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 20 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL230-Technical Writing
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (11 credits)  
    MATH121-Applications of Mathematics
4
    General Education Science course
4
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
Humanities (3 credits)  

    Choose ARTS108, PHIL102, PHIL105, PHIL110, or PHIL111

3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES - 46 credits  
    CISM130-Using PC Operating Systems
4
    CISM135-Computer Programming-C++
4
    CISM143-Introduction to Project Management 3
    CISM154-Computer Programming-Java
4
    CISM159-Intermediate Programming C++
4
    CISM160-Systems Analysis and Design
3
    CISM254-Advanced Computer Programming-Java
4
    CISM280-Capstone Portfolio
1
    TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
    Choose any other CISM or GIST course or MATH122
4
Program Option Courses (12 credits)  
    CISM164-Microcomputer Applications/Relational Databases
3
    CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL
3
    CISM170-Database Design Using Oracle
3
    CISM222-Issues in Computer Security
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
46
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
66
(DBSE) EFFECTIVE FALL 2015  
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester  
CISM125 Introduction to Computers 3
ENGL101 Composition I 3
MATH121 Applications of Mathematics 4
Gen Ed Science course 4
Second Semester
CISM130 Using PC Operating Systems 4
CISM135 Computer Programming-C++ 4
CISM154 Computer Programming-Java 4
ENGL230 Technical Writing 3
Gen Ed ARTS108, PHIL102, PHIL105, PHIL110, or PHIL111 3
Third Semester    
CISM143 Introduction to Project Management 3
CISM159 Intermediate Programming C++ 4
CISM160 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CISM167 Programming in Oracle SQL 3
CISM254 Advanced Computer Programming-Java 4
Fourth Semester    
CISM164 Microcomputer Applications/Relational Databases 3
CISM170 Database Design Using Oracle 3
CISM222 Issues in Computer Security 3
CISM280 Capstone Portfolio 1
TCOM125 Technical Communication 3
Choose CISM or GIST course or MATH122 4