CURRICULUM GUIDE

Microcomp Database Specialist
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0917  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Certificate holders may qualify for entry level/hands-on positions in this or a
related area. Additional training will enhance individual employment and
advancement opportunities.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 27 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        3
CABS 232    Advanced Microsoft Access                                        2
CABS 234    Programming Microsoft Access                                     3
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 104    Introduction to DOS                                              1
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 137    Introduction to Oracle: SQL                                      3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
CISB 250    Database Concepts                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 6 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Computer Specialty Area (See Note 1)                     6 Credits
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 138    Oracle PL/SQL Program Units                                      3
CISB 147    Oracle Build Internet Apps I                                     3
CISB 148    Oracle Build Internet Apps II                                    3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   33

1.    Other CABS or CISB-prefix courses may be approved for CHOICE 1 by an
      Information Technology program advisor.
2.    For graduation, a student must have earned a minimum 2.0 grade in all

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II
CABS 133          CABS 234
CABS 232          CISB 104
CISB 100          CISB 130
CISB 114          CISB 200
CISB 137          CISB 250
Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1