Computer & Information Science at College of San Mateo - Certificate of Specialization: Database Programming
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Computer & Information Science
CSDatabase Programming

The Certificate of Specialization is designed to introduce students to database fundamentals. Students will learn to design, develop and administer SQL and NoSQL databases. They will also learn to develop database applications using various programming languages. Students will learn to extract data from several databases and transform it for integration into a data warehouse, which can then be used for business intelligence.

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions such as database developer, database manager, back-end developer, and programmer.

Certificate Requirements
  • 14-15 semester units
  • A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.
Core requirements:

CIS 132 Introduction to Databases 3 units
CIS 133 NoSQL Databases 3 units
CIS 363 Enterprise Database Management with MySQL 4 units
CIS 364 Enterprise Data Warehousing 4 units

Select 3-4 units from the following courses:

CIS 113 Ruby Programming 4 units
CIS 117 Python Programming 4 units
CIS 380 PHP Programming 3 units