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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems Certificate: Database Technology (EK08)

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Campus contact for this program:
Professor Farshad Ravanshad, FRavanshad@hcc.commnet.edu


This certificate program is designed to provide the fundamental database design and implementation knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in database development. The program has as its learning outcomes the demonstrated proficiency in the skills listed below:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the information technology field, demonstrate problem-solving and creative-thinking skills  
  • Apply basic programming concepts and use of a programming language to design, code, compile, execute and debug programs 
  • Apply relational database concepts to query and manipulate data in relational databases 
  • Apply web development principles and technologies including HTML and CSS to create functional web pages 
  • Demonstrate a basic understating of the Linux operating system, its GUI and command-line environments, and its tools 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of data storage systems, technologies, relational databases and commercial DBMSs  
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the database query languages and how to query relational databases to retrieve the required data correctly 
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the database administration concepts and the role of DBAs  
  • Demonstrate the ability to design and implement a database application, working from the E-R modeling stage through to the actual implementation 
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate the implemented database application with a Web-based application system or website 

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