Computer Programming and Database Management (CPDM)

Description

The Computer Programming and Database Management degree prepares students to design, program, and implement computer software using state-of-the-art programming languages and database technologies.

Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, and are prepared to use their technical knowledge as skilled computer programmers in varied industries and organizations. Many graduates continue their studies and earn a bachelor’s degree.

All of the Computer Programming and Database Management courses are available online, which provides students with flexibility in completing their degree requirements.

Related Programs

Program Code

CPDM.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Write computer software for the Internet.
  • Design and maintain databases
  • Program in C# and Visual Basic on the .NET platform
  • Use software and programming languages including Microsoft SQL Server, Crystal Reports, HTML, PHP and MySQL, Classic ASP, JavaScript, and XML
  • Administer e-business and e-commerce systems on the internet

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Computer Programmer/Analyst
  • Database Systems Programmer/Analyst
  • Internet Database Administrator (eDBA)
  • .NET Web Developer/Programmer
  • Senior Programmer/Analyst

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$34,000 to $55,000 annual salary

Employment Outlook

The Computer Programming and Database Management field enjoys high demand and for the past several years, the placement rate for Cincinnati State graduates has been 100 percent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of database administrators will grow 15 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Franklin University
  • University of Cincinnati (College of Engineering and Applied Science)
  • Wilmington College

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cincinnati Bell
  • Cincinnati Sub-Zero
  • Miller-Valentine Group
  • Ohio Casualty Group
  • Union Central Life Insurance Company
  • University Hospital
  • University of Toledo

Co-op Salary Projections

$11/hr to $20/hr

Curriculum

Computer Programming and Database Management (CPDM)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
IT 110 HTML with CSS and JavaScript ( B) 2 3 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)   3 0 3
IT 100 Computer Programming Foundations ( B) 2 3 3
Semester 2      
IT 101 .NET Programming 1 ( B) 2 3 3
IT 111 Database Design and SQL 1 ( B) 2 3 3
BPA 130 Business Systems Analysis and Design ( B) 2 3 3
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G)   2 2 3
Semester 3      
CPDM 151 ASP.NET C# 1 ( T) 2 3 3
IT 102 .NET Programming 2 ( T) 2 3 3
IT 112 Database Design and SQL 2 ( T) 2 3 3
CPDM 190 Cooperative Education Preparation: Computer Programming and Database Management ( B) 1 0 1
ECO 1XX Economics Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 4      
IT 140 PHP and MySQL ( T) 3 3 4
CPDM 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Programming and Database Management ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 5      
CPDM 152 ASP.NET C# 2 ( T) 2 3 3
IT 220 Emerging Topics in Computer Software Development ( T) 2 3 3
IT 161 Java Programming 1 ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 6      
CPDM 290 Computer Programming and Database Management Capstone Design Project ( T) 3 3 4
CPDM 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Programming and Database Management ( T) 1 40 2
Total Credits:   46 121 62

Electives 

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Arts/Humanities Elective  
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130 3
Mathematics Elective  
MAT 121 Technical Algebra and Geometry with Statistics 3
MAT 125 Algebra and Trigonometry 4
MAT 131 Statistics 1 * 3
MAT 151 College Algebra 4
Economics Elective  
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
*

 Offered Online

Contacts

Program Chair
Robert (Bob) Nields, MBA
(513) 569-1653
Co-op Coordinator
Andrea (Andi) Feld, BA
(513) 569-1457
andrea.feld@cincinnatistate.edu