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Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Title: DBA Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • 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
POFI 2350 Databases 3
ITSE 1303 Introduction to MySQL 3
ITSE 1346 Database Theory and Design 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
ITSE 2309 Database Programming 3
ITNW 2352 Administering SQL Server 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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.