• CyberSecurity and Networking: Database Development Curriculum


  • Associate of Applied Science Degree

    Catalog Year 2017-2018

    A database is the fundamental component of information systems. After a database has been designed and implemented, the database needs constant maintenance through the creation of applications. These applications are created by trained individuals called developers who translate information requirements into working objects that permit a sharing of data while ensuring data integrity and security.

    For success in this program, entering students are recommended to be proficient in basic computer skills.

    Program Outcomes

    At the completion of this program, the student should be able to:

    • Obtain certification as an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Developer
    • Prepare and present data per system/user requirements including but not limited to Web access
    • Build and manage a simple database using SQL Server
    • Perform preventative hardware and software maintenance
    • Troubleshoot and correct computer hardware and software problems
    • Conceptualize, design and diagram possible solutions for a given networking environment
    • Work with others as part of a computer security team
    • Assemble, reconfigure and upgrade personal computers
    • Perform basic network and operating system administration, configuration and system security for both wired and wireless networks
    • Configure and troubleshoot access to resources, hardware devices and drivers, storage use and network connections
    • Analyze Internet security issues and apply them to network design problems
    • Communicate effectively and professionally in the information technology environment
    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS151 Introduction to Networks 4
    ISTM183A Preparation for A+ Essentials 3
    ISTM183C Fundamentals of CyberSecurity 3
    WR121 English Composition 4
    Human Relations1 3-4
    17-18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BA267 Business Project Management or BA101 Introduction to Business  3-4
    CIS122 Computer Concepts III 4
    ISTM140L Linux Fundamentals 4
    CIS152 Routing and Switching Essentials 4
    ISTM183B Preparation for A+ Practical Application 3
    18-19
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS125DB Desktop Database 3
    CIS153 Scaling Networks 4
    CIS284NS Network Security Fundamentals 4
    MTH111 Pre-Calculus I: Elementary Functions2 5
    Health and Physical Education requirement‡ 3
    19
    Fourth Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS276 SQL 4
    CIS279S Windows Server OS 4
    CIS288 Connecting Networks 3
    ISTM283CC Cyber Competition 3
    14
    Fifth Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS277 PL/SQL Developer OCA 4
    CIS277S SQL Server 4
    CIS284S Introduction to Computer Security 4
    WE280CA Cooperative Education Internship3 4
    16
    Sixth Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number Course Title Credits
    CIS277BI Oracle Business Intelligence 4
    CIS295CMS Web Development: Content Management Systems 4
    ISTM283F Practical Digital Forensics 3
    ISTM297 CyberSecurity Capstone 4
    15
    99-101

    1 HUM202 Ethics in the Workplace is recommended
    2 Students may not use demonstrated proficiency on the College Placement Test (CPT) to satisfy this requirement.
    3 Any combination of WE280CAA, WE280CAB, WE280CAC or WE280CAD to total four credits.

    ‡ See Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.

    Students planning to transfer to a four-year school must consult with the institution they will be attending as well as work with a faculty adviser. In all schedule planning, it is important for the student to check the course description for prerequisite information.