Computer Information Technology

About

This program is designed to provide students with firsthand knowledge of the software, hardware, networks, security, and operations of personal computers used in business and industry today.  Students will be trained to diagnose and repair electronic equipment, maintain and install computers and networks, and operate administration software and internet/intranet systems.  The program consists of studies in the major operating systems, diagnostics, plus configuration of computers, networks, and their related peripheral devices. 

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

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $778.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Desktop Technician432Certificate
Networking Technician651Certificate
Security Specialist864Certificate
Computer System Support1296Diploma
IT Specialist - Optional (additional diploma level)1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator- Optional (additional diploma level)2160Diploma

Campus Locations

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

Job Duties

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network LAN , wide area network WAN , and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 6,090

Current job openings per year: 210

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
CIT0001 Worker Characteristic
CIT1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT1020 Computer Concepts
CIT1030 Introduction to Applications
CIT1040 Introduction to Operating Systems
CIT1050 Hardware and Troubleshooting
CIT1060 A+ Certification Preparation
Second Trimester: 
CIT0002 Worker Characteristic
CIT2010 Network+ Certification Preaparation (Certificate)
CIT2020 Security+ Certification Prearation (Certificate)
Third Trimester: 
CIT0003 Worker Characteristic
CIT3010 Advanced Networking
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT0004 Worker Characteristic
CIT4010 Pro Networking I
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT0005 Worker Characteristic
CIT5010 Level II Networking

Certifications

Testout PC Pro
CompTIA A+
Testout Network Pro
Testout Security Pro
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Microsoft – Windows 7, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

Instructors

Judy Johnson
Judy Johnson
731-632-3393

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