CIS Professional in SQL (Certificate M0811)

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Certificate M0811

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

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CISD 21Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server3
CISD 21LDatabase Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory0.5
CISD 31Database Management - Oracle3
CISD 31LDatabase Management - Oracle Laboratory0.5
CISD 40Database Design3
Total Units10

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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.

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