CIS Professional Certificate in SQL

Business Division
Certificate E0730

The SQL Server certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in database administration using SQL Server. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students skills in database design, data retrieval and database programming. Emphasis is placed on building databases; retrieving data; creating and maintaining database objects; writing stored procedures, functions and triggers for reusable software components. Students will demonstrate the ability to view and update databases and develop programs to automate database functions. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include SQL Server report writer, SQL Server developer and software engineer.

Required Courses

CISD 21Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server 3
CISD 21LDatabase Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory 0.5
CISD 31Database Management - Oracle 3
CISD 31LDatabase Management - Oracle Laboratory 0.5
CISD 40Database Design 3
Total Units10

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Explore Your Future in SQL

The Guided Pathway of Study grid below offers a semester by semester plan for achieving the CIS Professional Certificate in SQL as recommended by content Faculty Members and Counselors. 

If you are unable to meet this recommended plan, please make an appointment with a counselor who will assist you with developing your personal Guided Pathway of Study for this program. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Semester 1Units
CISD 21 Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server 3
CISD 21L Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory 0.5
CISD 31 Database Management - Oracle 3
CISD 31L Database Management - Oracle Laboratory 0.5
 Units7
Semester 2
CISD 40 Database Design 3
 Units3
 Total Units10

Program Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Apply normalization rules to database design.
  • Create E-R (Entity Relationship) and UML (Unified Modeling Language) diagrams for a given database scenario.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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