SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Database Information Systems CP

Certificate of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

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Program Description

The program provides students a well-rounded introduction to acquiring knowledge and skills in designing, processing and managing business database systems. 

Career Opportunities

There are increasing needs in various business organizations for individuals with competencies in database applications. Examples of available positions in this area included: Database Architect, Database Analyst, Database Administrator (DBA), Data Warehousing Specialist, Business Intelligence Analyst.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (12 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1050

Database Design and Processing

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020 or equivalent business software experience

CSIS 1550

SQL Programming

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 2050

Advanced Database Applications

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2440

Web Programming

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1430

Recommended Elective Courses: (4-6 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1032

Introduction to Linux

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1030

CSIS 1070

Living in a Digital World (ID)

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 2010

Bus Comp Prof – Spreadsheet/DB

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CIS 1020

CSIS 2040

Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2060

Decision Support Systems

3

F, Sp

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2900

Current Topics in CSIS

1-4

Sp

MGT 1100

Small Business Management

3

F, Sp

FIN 1050

Personal Finance (ID)

3

F, Sp

MKTG 1030

Introduction to Marketing

3

F, Sp

ACCT 1110

Financial Accounting I

3

F, Sp

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CSIS 1050

3

CSIS 2050

3

CSIS 1550

3

CSIS 2440

3

ELEC

3

 

 

Total

9

Total

6

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • From a set of requirements:  analyze, design, code, test and document programs to meet requirements.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Create a functional user interface that is easy to navigate.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Design database solutions for business problems.

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Analyze a set of requirements for software solutions.

4 – Think Critically 2 – Communicate Effectively

  • Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Science and Information Systems Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch