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Database Application Developer

Database Application Developer

(Optional Co-op)

Program Code:DAD
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:2 Semesters (1 Year)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Description

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.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • 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.

Additional Requirements

  • Technical test (includes logic and programming)
  • Written English essay

Applicant Selection

  • 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.

Note:

  • Although not required for admission, a home PC or laptop and ISP are recommended for your success in the program.

Fees

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Your Career

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
  Fall
Winter
Summer
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Work Term

 

Co–op Model – Winter Term
  Winter
Summer
Fall
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Work Term

For more information about the co-op program, please visit senecacollege.ca/coop.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

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.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
DES715 Database Design
JAV745 Programming Using Java
ORA725 SQL and PL/SQL Using Oracle
SQL710 Database Administration Using SQL Server
ULI705 UNIX/Linux and Internet Programming
 
Semester 2
CJV805 Database Connectivity Using Java
CVB815 Database Connectivity Using VB.Net
DBW825 Datawarehousing
PRJ845 Project Management and Implementation
SEC835 Security in Databases and Web Applications
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
DES715 Database Design
JAV745 Programming Using Java
ORA725 SQL and PL/SQL Using Oracle
SQL710 Database Administration Using SQL Server
ULI705 UNIX/Linux and Internet Programming
 
Semester 2
CJV805 Database Connectivity Using Java
CVB815 Database Connectivity Using Visual Basic
DBW825 Datawarehousing
PRJ845 Project Management and Implementation
SEC835 Security in Databases and Web Applications
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)

 

Contact Us

For more information, please contact: School of Computer Studies

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Angela Li
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22036
Angela.Li@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Susan Gao
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22365
Susan.Gao@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Hamza Ansari
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33003
Hamza.Ansari@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Program Coordinator: Cindy Laurin
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33276
Cindy.Laurin@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Pat Harper
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33125
Pat.Harper@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Mary-Lynn Manton
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33264
Mary-Lynn.Manton@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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