Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Database Specialist, CPC

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Length: Three terms, 16 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost (if taking CS 161N and CS 162N): $2,717

  • Books/Materials - $531
  • Program Specific Fees - $26
  • Tuition and General Student Fees - $2,160

Estimated Cost (if taking CS 161P and CS 162P): $2,186

  • Books/Materials - $0
  • Program Specific Fees - $26
  • Tuition and General Student Fees - $2,160

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year’s rates. Course fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information at www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition.

Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to prepare technicians for entry-level positions as database specialists.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Design, implement, test, debug and document relational database systems using a variety of current tools and technologies.
  • Understand the use of database to support organizational processes.
  • Translate database related problems into SQL logic and expressions.
  • Use appropriate library and information resources to research database technologies and support lifelong technical learning.

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. 


  • This program is fully contained in the Computer Programming, AAS  degree
  • This program follows the Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Requirements  unless otherwise specified.
  • Computer programming languages: Students who complete more than one CS 161 or CS 162 programming language course should be aware that transfer institutions may count multiple 161 or 162 courses as repeats, and may not accept them in transfer. Students wishing to complete multiple programming courses should first take a CS 161/162 series and then enroll in CS 133/233 course series for any subsequent programming languages.

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