Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Database Systems Certificate

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This certificate curriculum provides training, skills, and knowledge that prepare students for employment as entry-level database programmers and designers, or provides current professionals with essential database programming and design skills.

Students will create Microsoft Access and web database applications as well as write database user interfaces in the Visual Basic.Net environment.

Total Credit Hours: 26

Program Outcomes

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

  • Describe the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriate uses of various database management systems (DBMS).
  • Design a database system based on user requirements.
  • Create entity-relationship diagrams that accurately describe a database structure.
  • Understand and successfully utilize basic database design concepts such as primary and foreign keys, normalizing, bridge tables, alternate primary keys, and strong versus weak entities.
  • Create a database system that successfully fulfills an organization’s data requirements.

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