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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Degree Plan: DBA Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro and North Lake campus only

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

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 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 1301, and problem solving, logic structures, and relational database concepts as obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by designated Information Technology personnel.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
Database Course (1 course - List A) 3-4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL OR 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)
Semester Total 6-8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSE 2356 Oracle Database Administration 1 OR 3
ITSE 2456 Oracle Database Administration 1 (4)
ITSE 2358 Oracle Database Administration 2 OR 3
ITSE 2458 Oracle Database Administration 2 (4)
ITSE 1491 Special Topics in Computer Programming OR 4
Elective Any *4-hour BCIS, COSC, INEW, ITMC, ITSC, ITSE, or ITSW course. (4)
Semester Total 10-12
Minimum Hours Required 16-20
Course Course Title Credit Hours
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 can take one 4-credit hour course or a combination of one 3-credit hour plus one 1-credit hour course to equal the 4 required credit hours.

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.