Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

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.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: 11 units Units
CIS 132 Introduction to Databases 3 units
CIS 133 NoSQL Databases 3 units
CIS 363 Enterprise Database Management 4 units
CIS 364 From Data Warehousing to Big Data 4 units
Required Selective Courses: Select 3-4 units from the following courses: Units
CIS 113 Ruby Programming 4 units
CIS 117 Python Programming 4 units
CIS 380 PHP Programming 3 units
Total Required Units: 14 - 15