Advanced Database Development

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Implement Information Technology skills required by software applications.
  2. Apply methodologies to stay current in IT offerings, trends, and certifications.
  3. Apply analytical and problem-solving skills for computer system designs, planning, and support.
  4. Design, code, test, debug, and document software needed for computer system implementation and maintenance.
  5. Apply current IT industry standards, protocols, and techniques.
  6. Use instructional applications and material which could lead to industry certifications.

Course Sequence

Course Sequence Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
ITP 200 Data Structure & Algorithms 3 0 3 3
ITD 256 Advanced Database Mgmt 3 0 3 3
ITD 260 Data Modeling Design 3 0 3 3
Second Semester        
ITD 258 Database Performance Tuning 3 0 3 3
ART 131 ITD 250 Database Architecture & Administration 3 0 3 3
ITP 258 Systems Development Project 3 0 3 3
Total 18 0 18 18

Program Information

This program is designed for students who have already completed a two-year software development program or have equivalent work experience. Admission criteria will be at the discretion of the instructor.

Minimum credits: 18

Length: 2 Semesters

Career opportunities: Database Administrator 33,000-42,930

Job growth: 11% from 2014 to 2024

With a bachelor's degree, median salary: $84,950

Division: Business, Engineering, Industrial Technologies

Median salaries job growth nationwide as of 2015. Source: BLS.gov.

Contact: 434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474

For course descriptions view the college catalog.