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

Database Management, A.A.S.

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The Database Management Program provides a successful graduate with the courseware to acquire a blend of the core competencies of a database professional.  Students will learn database management by establishing database environments and designing databases using structured and unstructured data schemes.  Students will utilize Data Definition Language and Data Manipulation Language to define, retrieve, and manipulate data.  Participants will study scripting and programming of data structures, algorithms, and best practices in secure coding.  Students will learn data analytics by examining the data visualization and analysis process and common statistical techniques for the analysis of data.  Students will practice summarizing and visualizing the characteristics of data sets.

Key subjects will include IT fundamentals, network and security concepts, scripting and programming, data management, spreadsheets, data analytics, statistics, and technical writing.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively with both verbal and written forms.
  • Perform and share cooperatively in teams or groups.
  • Research and present technical concepts using office productivity software.
  • Evaluate best practices in data security concepts to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of databases and database management systems.
  • Develop computer programs incorporating input/output, control/repetition, data structures and manipulations with arrays and lists.
  • Design mathematical algorithms that are structured using top-down design by way of user-defined functions with parameters and return values.
  • Design, code and test object-oriented applications that incorporate concepts such as structures, classes, and inheritance.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Database Management

General Education Core 15
Database Core 45
Total Credit Hours Required 60


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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