2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
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2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Database Management And Design Associate

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Pierce College offers the Associate in Database Management and Design at the Puyallup campus. Students who seek an Associate in Database Management will learn programming theory and techniques, relational database concepts, data modeling, data and system security and the Structured Query Language. They will gain experience in maintaining and controlling information stored in a database and monitoring and allocating the data storage space available on a computer system.

Graduates are qualified for entry-level database administrator (DBA), database developer, IT business analyst, data analyst and application analyst positions. For parallel degrees in the health care industry see the Associate and Certificate degrees in Health Information Technology.


College level reading, math, and English; keyboarding 35 wpm; and CIS 121 . Participating students will also need a one-terabyte or larger removable hard drive and possess or have access to a current version of Microsoft Office Professional.

Total Credits Required 106

Individual courses may require additional pre-requisites. Please see program coordinator for educational plan and corret sequencing of courses

Note: Students should be aware that certain past criminal and civil behavior may prohibit employment opportunities in some IT occupations. Students are encouraged to research these situations.

Note: Due to the rapid changes in the IT industry, the Special Topics courses, CIS 155 and CN 155, may be substituted as needed into the CIS or CNE degree programs, on the advice of the CIS/CNE faculty and program coordinator.


Program Code: 529C

Last revised: 2016-17

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