ISQA 4300 DATABASE ADMINISTRATION (3 credits)
This course is designed to give students an applied, practical introduction to database administration. Students will gain an understanding of the functioning of a database management system and its relationship to the computing environment in which it runs. They will learn the concepts, principles, and techniques necessary to carry out such functions as database object creation, storage management, capacity planning, performance tuning, backup and recovery, and security management. Each semester the course will focus on one commercial database management system (DBMS), such as Oracle. (Cross-listed with ISQA 8306)
The undergraduate certificate in Information Technology (IT) Administration is designed for students who are interested in managing the complex technical infrastructure of today’s organizations. The certificate is offered in partnership with the University of Agder in Norway (UiA), a sister university to UNO. The certificate consists of 12 credit hours of hands-on courses, covering such areas as systems administration, network administration, database administration, security administration, and distributed systems. All courses are offered online. Students will take courses taught by both UNO and UiA instructors and will have the opportunity to work with students residing in a country other than their own.