Computer Information Systems


The Computer Information Systems program provides technical training in computer operations that meet the occupational needs of local business and industry in computer related areas. This program provides students with first-hand knowledge of the hardware, software, and operations of personal computers used in business and industry today.

The program consists of a combination of job simulated projects and actual campus IT work which provides the student with true a “hands-on” learning experience. Each student is assigned an IBM compatible system to work with during their enrollment in the program.

This program  prepares students for certification exams prevalent in the IT field.  Several  certification exams are  available to take as a part of their training in class.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,248.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $708.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
PC Operator432Certificate
Information Processing Technician864Certificate
Hardware Specialist1728Diploma
Web Developer 1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327

Job Duties

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 7,410

Current job openings per year: 720


First Trimester: 
CIS0001 Worker Characteristic
CIS1010 Orientation and Safety
CIS1021 Technology Foundations
CIS1031 Keyboarding
CIS1040 Computer Concepts
CIS1050 Word Processing and Communications
CIS1060 Desktop Publishing
CIS1070 Presentation Software
Second Trimester: 
CIS0002 Worker Characteristic
CIS2011 Spreadsheets
CIS2021 Databases
CIS2041 Info Sys Customer Service
CIS2051 Operating Systems
CIS2060 Intro to Webpage Design
CIS2070 Basic Computer Hardware Theory
Third Trimester: 
CIS0003 Worker Characteristic
CIS3020 Basic Troubleshooting
CIS3030 Intro to Networking
CIS3035 Intro to Security
Fourth Trimester: 
CIS0003 Worker Characteristics
CIS3051 Web Animation and Media (Flash)
CIS3061 Web Page Design
CIS3071 Adobe Photoshop


Testout PC Pro
Testout Network Pro
Testout Security Pro
Microsoft Office Specialist
MTA Database
MTA Software Fundamentals


Gabriel Alvarado

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