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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_AAS_CIS9

Campus: Boulder County Campus, Larimer Campus, and Westminster Campus

Database Administration

This AAS degree pathway is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment working with databases.  The student will be introduced to several different databases and complementary office skills.

Program applicants must demonstrate course proficiency or course completion of CIS 128 Windows Complete.

Requirements

Students are strongly advised to meet with the Program Director before starting this degree pathway to obtain advisement and proper sequencing of courses.

CIS 128 may be applied as an elective for this award. Westminster students may substitute CIS 128 for CIS 223 by obtaining a signed course substitution form. Please see Program Director for details.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

 

CIS 223Linux

3

or

CNG 201Linux Configuration: (OS)

3

 

BUS 217Business Communication and Report Writing

3

CIS 115Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 145Complete PC Database: ACCESS

3

CIS 240Database Design and Development

3

CIS 243Introduction to SQL

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Advanced Database Electives

Select a minimum of one course (3-4 credits) from the courses below.  Additional courses completed in this section will apply to the Database Administration electives listed below.  

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 246Oracle Database Administration I

4

CIS 252Implement & Maintain MS SQL Svr

3

CSC 252Database Program/Visual Basic

3

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Database Administration Electives

Select a minimum of 12 credits from below.  Additional Advanced Database courses listed above can also be applied to this section. Credits over 12 will reduce the remaining electives needed to fulfill degree requirements.

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 155PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel

3

CIS 268Systems Analysis and Design I

3

CIS 254Oracle Forms

4

CIS 256Oracle Reports

3

CIS 280Internship

3

Total Credit Hours:12-13

Electives

Students may select a minimum of 7-9 credits from any combination of ACC, BUSCISCNGCSCCWB, MAR or MAN courses to fulfill remaining degree requirements.

Total Credit Hours:7-9

Required General Education Courses

Arts and Humanities

Select one course (3 credits) from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours:3

English

Select one course (3 credits) from below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 121College Algebra

4

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select one course (3 credits) from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select one course (3 credits) from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours:3

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

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