2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Degree Plan: DBA Certificate

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(Level I Certificate)

El Centro and North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CIT.DBACERT.14

This certificate option is designed to provide training for those desiring a basic understanding of the duties of an Oracle Database Administrator. Courses will assist the graduate in preparation for the Oracle certification exams. Students must complete the following courses in sequence: ITSE 1346, ITSE 1345/1445, ITSE 2356/2456, and ITSE 2358/2458.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or COSC 1301, and problem solving, logic structures, and relational database concepts as obtained in ITSE 1429 or ITSW 1307/1407 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.



Database Course (1 course - List A) 3-4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL OR 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)


ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration I OR 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration I (4)
ITSE 2358 Oracle Database Administration II OR 3
ITSE 2458 Oracle Database Administration II (4)
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming OR 4
Elective Any BCIS, COSC, INEW, ITMC, ITSC, ITSE, or ITSW course. (4)
Minimum Hours Required 16-20

List A - Database Course

ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 2409 Database Programming 4
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3
ITSW 1407 Introduction to Database 4

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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