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Technical Certificate

Oracle Software Engineering (6160)

Database software engineers design, develop and maintain comprehensive relational databases for corporations and organizations. With an emphasis on hands-on experience, Florida Community College’s Oracle Software Engineering program prepares you for opportunities as a database developer, database programmer and database consultant. Your skills with Oracle products and technology using industry standard protocols, combined with technical job experience and certification, will ensure broader career opportunities.

FCCJ is an Oracle Academic Initiative (OAI) Partner with Oracle Corporation. Coursework in this program will help you prepare for certification exams. Oracle certifications are tangible, industry-recognized credentials — validation of your training and experience that will accelerate your professional development, improve your productivity and enhance your credibility.

An internship provides work experience in database technologies.

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
There is an estimated shortage of 300,000 database technologists in the United States, and the need is growing. Many of the world’s best companies run on Oracle databases and applications, including: Boeing, NASA and Honeywell, Coca-Cola, Lufthansa, SAS, Exxon/Mobile, many of the world's largest banks and hundreds of government agencies. A FCCJ intranet posts jobs targeting our students. You may also post your resume and receive e-mails about job-related topics.

Annual Salaries
Starting salaries range between $35, 000 – $45,000. National average salaries are in the $60,000 range.

Certification and Licensing
The Oracle Software Engineering program provides a foundation for various certification examinations in the database field, including the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) exams and Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) exams.

All courses in this technical certificate apply to the Database Technology A.S./A.A.S. degree.

Estimated tuition is $2,191 (for Florida residents, based on fees as of 7/06). Contact the program manager for costs of books, materials and fees.

Oracle Software Engineering (6160)

Professional Courses
  *Mathematics 3
CGS 1100 Microcomputer Applications for
Business and Economics
CGS 2542 Database Concepts for Microcomputers 3
COP 1000 Introduction to Programming and
Algorithm Design
CIS 2321 Information Systems 3
COP 2250 Fundamentals Concepts of Java
  or COP 2252 Websphere Java Programming  
  or COP 2551 Introduction to Object-Oriented
  or COP 2800 Object-Oriented Programming with
  Java for Programmers (4)
COP 2702 Oracle SQL and PL/SQL 4
COP 2703 Application Development with Oracle 4
COP 2745 Advanced Oracle PL/SQL Programming 3
CIS 1943 Internship 3
  Credit Hours 33

Total Credit Hours: 33

*Refer to A.S. degree General Education Requirements. Also see the technical certificate Graduation Requirements.


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