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Database Technology, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2234 - Catalog 2018/2019

Anindya Paul, Department Chair, 386-506-4155, Anindya.Paul@daytonastate.edu

Luke Sui, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4124, Luke.Sui@daytonastate.edu

Artina Coma, Senior Staff Assistant, 386-506-4154, Artina.Coma@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The Database Technology Associate of Science degree program at Daytona State College (DSC) prepares students for employment in the database development industry starting from database design, database management, database tuning, database development, reporting and recovery.

Description:

This degree teaches students how to design, develop and maintain databases, craft business intelligence solutions, execute queries upon request and present information through reports and visualization.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Discuss fundamental database concept.

  2. Apply conceptual design principles.

  3. Create database design.

  4. Define data definition language.

  5. Apply Data Manipulation Language SQL (Structured Query Language) to extract data as required.

  6. Create, maintain, and delete sequences, indexes and synonyms and other schema objects.

  7. Demonstrate the ability to query the database and optimize information retrieval.

  8. Prepare and present information through reports and visualization tool.

Note: 

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Tuition and Fees*: $ 6,142.80

Access Fee: $ 75.60 ($1.26 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $ 33
Lab Fees: $ 10

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Consult college bookstore for approximate costs of textbooks. Consult college catalog for lab fees.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing their FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grants, loads and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the may Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 Credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core (3 Credits)

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

OR

MAC1105College Algebra

3

MAC1105:  Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's program are recommended to complete MAC1105 to satisfy their Mathematics core requirement.

Social Sciences Core (3 Credits)

Choose One Course

DEP2004Developmental Psychology

3

PSY1012General Psychology

3

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 Credits)

Choose One Course

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM2020Introduction to Humanities

3

LIT2000Literature and Culture

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI2010Introduction of Philosophy

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

CET1600Network Plus

3

CTS2361SharePoint Users

3

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

COP2071Querying Database

3

CTS2375Essentials of Cloud Computing

3

CTS2441Database Administration

3

COP2072Reporting Services

3

Computer Elective

3

CTS2450Business Intelligence

3

CAP2741Data Visualization

4

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

1-4

COP2949 is a variable credit course (1-4 credits).  The academic department has approved it for 2 credits in this program.

Computer Elective

Choose One Course:

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

CTS2370Virtualization Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration

3

COP2800Computer Programming Java

3

COP2360C# Programming

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

CTS2361SharePoint Users

3

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

Successful completers of CET1600 are eligible to take the test to become a Network Plus Professional.

2nd Semester

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

 

MAC1105College Algebra

3

OR

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

 

Social Sciences Core

3

Summer Semester

Humanities Core

3

Year 2

1st Semester

COP2071Querying Database

3

CTS2375Essentials of Cloud Computing

3

CTS2441Database Administration

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

2nd Semester

COP2072Reporting Services

3

Computer Elective

3

CTS2450Business Intelligence

3

CAP2741Data Visualization

4

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

1-4

COP2949 is a variable credit course (1-4 credits).  The academic department has approved it for 2 credits in this program.

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 60