Database Application Developer
|Duration:||2 Semesters (1 Year)|
|Credential Awarded:||Ontario College Graduate Certificate|
Seneca’s School of Information and Communications Technology is a recognized leader in developing and delivering relevant programs. The Database Application Developer program will teach you how to design and implement databases on Linux/ UNIX and Windows platforms. You’ll create web–enabled databases using ORACLE and SQL Server that can be manipulated through a GUI front end created with Java or Visual Basic in the .NET environment.
Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to:
- Use Windows and Linux/UNIX operating systems effectively in the development and deployment of software
- Create web applications that interact with database back–ends
- Design database applications using relational and object–oriented design methodology with UML using Rational Rose
- Develop test plans and test cases for quality assurance
- Create and maintain SQL Server Database Management System
- Design, code, test and implement programs using Java
- Design and manipulate databases using SQL and PL/SQL in Oracle
- Create a VB front end connecting to a SQL Server database, in a .NET environment
- Create a Java front end connecting to an ORACLE database
- Appraise the connectivity issues related to databases
- Design and implement a Data Warehouse
- Manage and implement projects using all of the above competencies
- Understand security issues related to web applications, databases and software development.
- Applicants must have ONE of the following:
- A degree or postsecondary diploma in Computers; OR
- A degree or postsecondary diploma in a non–computer field, +2 yrs IT experience with relevant résumé and references; OR
- A degree or postsecondary diploma in a non–computer field and completion of IT programming courses; OR
- Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of related work experience may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
- English proficiency at the postsecondary level.
- Technical test (includes logic and programming)
- Written English essay
- Applicants will be invited to attend an orientation session where they will complete the technical test and written essay.
- Applicants will be ranked based on the strength of their technical test and written English essay.
- Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.
- Although not required for admission, a home PC or laptop and ISP are recommended for your success in the program.
Specialize in Database development and give yourself a career advantage. Graduates of our intensive Database Application Developer graduate certificate program work as Database developers, Database web programmers, Database programmers and Web developers.
Co-operative Education Option
After one academic semester, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for the co–op program. Entrance into the co–op component is based on overall GPA and on the results of communication tests that include reading, writing and listening comprehension skills. Successful applicants apply for a one semester co–op work–term that will commence after their second academic semester.
|Co–op Model – Fall Term|
|Year 1||Semester 1||Semester 2||Work-Term|
|Co–op Model – Winter Term|
|Year 1||Semester 1||Semester 2||Work-Term|
For more information about the co–op program, please visit senecacollege.ca/coop.
Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):
|Davenport University||• Any relevant Bachelor or Master of Business Administration|
Important Academic Dates
Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.
Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.
|2014/2015 Academic Year|
|Semester 1||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|JAV745||Programming Using Java||5|
|ORA725||SQL and PL/SQL Using Oracle||5|
|SQL710||Database Administration Using SQL Server||4|
|ULI705||UNIX/Linux and Internet Programming||6|
|Semester 2||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|CJV805||Database Connectivity Using Java||5|
|CVB815||Database Connectivity Using Visual Basic||4|
|PRJ845||Project Management and Implementation||6|
|SEC835||Security in Databases and Web Applications||4|
|2015/2016 Academic Year|
|Programming Using Java|
|SQL and PL/SQL Using Oracle|
|Database Administration Using SQL Server|
|UNIX/Linux and Internet Programming|
|Database Connectivity Using Java|
|Database Connectivity Using Visual Basic|
|Project Management & Implementation|
|Security in Databases and Web Applications|
For more information, please contact: School of Computer Studies
|Domestic Admissions Advisor:||Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
|International Admissions Advisor:||Susan Gao
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22365
|Registration & Records Advisor:|
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33007
|Program Coordinator:||Praveen Mitera
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33712
|Co-op Coordinator:||Pat Harper
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33125
|Program Chair:||Mary-Lynn Manton
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33264