Nov 29, 2023  
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Information Technology - Data Analytics and Database Management, A.A.S. (A25590DA)

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The Data Analytics and Database Management track prepares graduates for employment with organizations that use database management system software to process, manage, analyze, synthesize, and communicate information.

Coursework includes terminology and design, database administration, analytics, backup and recovery, performance, database programming and tools, and related topics. Students will have the opportunity to implement, support, manage, and analyze industry standard database systems.

Graduates should qualify for a wide variety of database and computer related entry-level positions that involve the collection and analysis of data.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate the proper use of terminology in relation to data analytics and database management.
  2. Identify legal, ethical, social, and security issues related to data analytics and database management.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to design, manage, and maintain database systems.
  4. Utilize database systems to analyze, process, manage, synthesize, and communicate information.
  5. Create effective data analytics and database management documentation.

Course Selection Information

Students, to help you progress in your degree program, take prerequisite courses along with English and Math early in your academic career. This will align you for greater success in completing your program of study. Click on the courses listed below to ensure you are aware of prerequisites. The order shown below under the student program priorities is a guide.

Student Program Priorities:

  1. DBA 110  
  2. CTS 115 CTS 130 CTS 240 , CTI 110 CTI 120 , CIS 115 , DBA 115  
  3. CTS 230 , DBA 120 DBA 285  
  4. DBA 221  



Total Program Hours: 68


Students may complete up to three hours credit from WBL courses. Please contact the Work-Based Learning office for more information.

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