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Database Programming Certificate

This certificate gives students knowledge of programming techniques required for database management. Students work with desktop database programs as well as client-server applications. Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and proce-
dures, using appropriate languages and software. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in programming, database design, database application, web development and related computer areas that provide the ability to adapt as information systems evolve. Graduates should qualify for employment in business, industry, and government organizations as entry-level programmers, programmer trainees, software developers, database developers, software specialists, or information managers. Students who successfully complete the following courses can be awarded this certificate. This certificate program can also be used for completion of the Information Technology A.A.S. – Database Programming Option. Students must adhere to prerequisite courses as described in the course descriptions in the WC catalog.  
(32 semester hours to complete)

First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
ITSE 1311 Beginning Web Programming 3
ITSE 1329 Programming Logic & Design 3
ITSE 1359 Introduction to Scripting Language 3
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3

Second Semester (17 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
CPMT 1351 IT Essentials: PC Hardware & Software 3
INEW 2334 Advanced Web Programming 3
ITSC 1391 Special Topics in Computer & Information Sciences
(APP Development)
ITSE 2317 Java Programming 3
ITSW 2337 Advanced Database 3
ITSC 2286* Internship, Computer Programming 2

* Students work 6 hours each week at an approved place of employment.