Database Management

Overview

Database Management

This program will provide students with a strong foundation in the design and management of database systems in a business environment. An in-depth practice of Structured Query Language (SQL) is provided in the context of business-related case studies. The Database Management program covers advanced database concepts, including database administration, database technology, database web programming and selection and acquisition of database management systems. Supporting courses allow students to gain a thorough understanding of necessary business communication skills, operating systems, programming logic and system design. 

Database Management
(Introduction of Database Management Program by the Dean)


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Program Information

 

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Science (AS), Database Management 

The Database Management Systems concentration includes coursework in the design, development, and maintenance of relational databases. The program is designed to prepare students for employment in a computer field following graduation. Students wishing a Bachelors’ degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses. 

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

  • Analyze the data needs an organization or company and determine how to best organize and store the data in logical, secure, and accessible structures.
  • Design web applications to access and manipulate data using MS Access, MySQL, MS SQL Server and PHP. 
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a database administrator and how to diagnose and troubleshoot systems.
required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

BCOM 15

Business Communications  

3

COSA 2

Critical Thinking Using Computers

3

COSA 25​

Microsoft Access for Windows

3

COSN 205

UNIX/LINUX Fundamentals

4

COSN 250

Introduction to Cloud Computing

3

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSP 236

Introduction to Microsoft SQL & T-SQL

2

COSP 237

Introduction to Oracle SQL & PL/SQL

2

COSP 238 Database Cloud Technologies 3
COSW 30 Web Development with PHP/MySQL 4
total: 31 units 

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Class Schedule                           Academic Calendar
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Certificate of Achievement, Database Management 

The Database Management certificate of achievement is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills required of data management professionals. This certificate will prepare students for a variety of roles suitable for an entry level position as a business analyst, data analyst, data scientist, database application programmer or junior database administrator. The program provides students with hands-on experiences in three database systems including Microsoft Access, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server. Students learn to write SQL, create database objects, organize data, report and analyze, program forms, plan a database around a business need, normalize a relational database system, and build database web applications. Students have the opportunity to take a Microsoft Certification in Database Fundamentals as part of this certificate.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Analyze the data needs an organization or company, and determine how to best organize and store the data in logical, secure and accessible structures.
  • Design web applications to access and manipulate data using MS access, MySQL, MS SQL Server and PHP.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a database administrator, and how to diagnose and troubleshoot systems.
required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

BCOM 15

Business Communications  

3

COSA 2

Critical Thinking Using Computers

3

COSA 25​

Microsoft Access for Windows

3

COSN 205

UNIX/LINUX Fundamentals

4

COSN 250

Introduction to Cloud Computing

3

COSP 38

Database Concepts

4

COSP 236

Introduction to Microsoft SQL & T-SQL

2

COSP 237

Introduction to Oracle SQL & PL/SQL

2

COSP 238 Database Cloud Technologies 3
COSW 30 Web Development with PHP/MySQL 4
total: 31 units 

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                           Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Achievement, Database administration specialist

Students learn how to use Microsoft Access, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server. Create your own databases, forms, and reports using SQL.

required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

COSA 25

Microsoft Access for Windows

4

COSP 38 Database Concepts 3
COSP 238 Database Cloud Technologies 3
total: 10 units

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                              Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Certificate of Accomplishment, SQL programmer specialist

Students learn how to use Microsoft Access, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server. Create your own databases, forms, and reports using SQL.

required courses:
Course Code Course Name Units

COSP 236

Introduction to Microsoft SQL & T-SQL

2

COSP 237

Introduction to Oracle SQL & PL/SQL

2

total: 4 units

Apply for Certificate

Class Schedule                               Academic Calendar
For more information on course descriptions, please see college catalog

 

Course offerings

Business communications (BCOM)

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer
BCOM 15

Business Communications
3 units

   

 

applications software (cosa)

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer
COSA 2

Critical Thinking Using Computers
3 units

     
COSA 25

Microsoft Access for Windows
3 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 1

   

 

Networking, operating systems and hardware (cosn)

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer
COSN 205

UNIX/LINUX Fundamentals
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 50

   
COSN 250

Introduction to Cloud Computing
3 units
Recommended Preparation: COSA 50

     

 

programming/systems analysis (cosp)

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer
COSP 38

Database Concepts
4 units
Recommended Preparation:  COSA 50

   
COSP 236

Introduction to Microsoft SQL & T-SQL
2 units

       
COSP 237

Introduction to Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
2 units

       
COSP 238

Database Cloud Technologies
3 units
Recommended Preparation:  COSP 38​

     

 

web development (cosw)

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer
cosw 30

Web Development with PHP/MySQL
4 units
Recommended Preparation: COSW 10 and COSP 38

     

Program Highlights

Industry Certifications:

As you successfully complete certain courses at LBCC, you can take exams and earn industry certificates at our computer labs.

     
   IC3, GS5 Exam:

Internet Computing Core Competencies (IC3) Global Standard 5 (GS5) is a certification that is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals that provides a global standard, digital standard for industry certification.  IC3 includes concepts and skills that apply to almost any school or career pathway, it’s the ideal solution for any student or jobseeker looking to validate their digital skills. 

  • COSA 30:  IC3, GS5 – Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, Key Applications 


     MOS Specialist in: 

  • COSA 15: Excel 2016 
  • COSA 20: PowerPoint 2016 
  • COSA 10: Word 2016 
  • COSA 215: Outlook 2016 

 

check out more Industry Certifications offered by COS department.
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Student Learning Objectives:

This Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (AS) degree. The Database Management concentration includes coursework in the design, development, and maintenance of relational databases. The program is designed to prepare students for employment in a computer field following graduation. Students wishing a Bachelors’ degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

 

More information​ on BIW

 

wages for BIW:

Industries that hire BIW: Medical, Legal, and Business.

 

Entry-Level
(No experience)

Annual Salary: $25,620
Hourly Wage: $13.76

Median-level
(3-5 years experience)

Annual Salary: $36,566
Hourly Wage: $17.58

Experienced-level
(Above 5 years experience)

Annual Salary: $46,404
Hourly Wage: $22.31

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FAQ

How to apply?

Start your application at CCCApply and begin your journey at LBCC!
CCC Apply

What is CCC Apply?

 It transfer your application information to LBCC and allow us to email you the enrollment information.

Before You Apply on CCC:
  • Create an account on CCC to apply
  • Helpful to have:
    • Social Security Number
    • Names and dates (month and year) of all high schools and colleges attended
    • Unofficial transcript from high school or pervious colleges for English, Math, and Reading placement
    • A valid email address you check often (You will be receiving important information such as your Viking ID to enroll for classes)
    • Permanent resident card (if applicable)
After You Apply on CCC:
  • Save your CCCID to access LBCC Viking Account.
  • You will receive an email conformation from LBCC within 24 hours. (Email confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided in your CCC application)
  • Email contain important information below:
    • LBCC ID
    • Enrollment Steps
  • Each enrollment process differs for different types of students.

  • Visit Get Started to explore the next steps to help you enroll.

 

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

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How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost.

what are the jobs?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Office Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative

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where are the jobs?

  • Medical 
  • Legal 
  • Business 

How much does BIW make?

Position Annual Salary Hourly Wage
Entry-Level
(0-3 years professional experience)
$25,620 $13.76
Median
(3-5 years professional experience)
$36,566 $17.58
Experience
(Above 5 years professional experience)
$46,404 $22.31

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HOW TO LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, see Transcript Evaluation & Credit Transfer. 

HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE?

Visit the Admissions & Records to apply for your degrees and certificates.

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