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 $5,124.00
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
CIS1020 Technology Foundations
CIS1030 Keyboarding
CIS1040 Computer Concepts
CIS1050 Word Processing and Communications
CIS1060 Desktop Publishing
CIS1070 Presentation Software
Second Trimester: 
CIS0002 Worker Characteristic
CIS2010 Spreadsheets
CIS2020 Databases
CIS2040 Operating Systems
CIS3010 Basic Computer Hardware Theory -- OR -- CIS2060 - Intro to Webpage Design
Third Trimester: 
--- Hardware Specialist Diploma ---
CIS0003 Worker Characteristic
CIS3020 Basic Computer Hardware Theory
CIS3030 Intro to Networking
CIS3080 Intro to Security
Fourth Trimester: 
----Web Developer---
CIS0003 Worker Characteristics
CIS3040 Adobe Photoshop
CIS3050 Web Animation and Media (Flash)
CIS3060 Web Page Design


Preparation for Comptia A+
Preparation for Testout PC Pro
Preparation for Net+
Preparation for Testout Network Pro
Preparation for Security+
Preparation for Testout Security Pro


Judy Johnson
Judy Johnson

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