2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Computer Information Technology (Programming Awards)
Degree Plan: Oracle Associate Skills Achievement Award



This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 9, 2014.
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Gainful Employment Information

(Skills Achievement Award)

El Centro, North Lake and Richland 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: SA.CIT.ORACASSOC.14

This sequence is for students who wish to prepare for the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) certification exam. At this apprentice skill level, Oracle Associates have a foundation knowledge that will allow them to act as a junior team member working with database designers, administrators or application developers performing simple, operational tasks on an Oracle database with database software and graphical utilities associated with managing the database.

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

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

Database Course (one course - List A) 3-4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL OR 3
ITSE 1445 Introduction to Oracle SQL (4)
6-8
Minimum Hours Required 6-8

List A - Database Courses

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