Computer Information Technology

About

The Computer Information Technology 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 a true “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 certifications exams are available as a part of the student’s 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 $6,560.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,081.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator Certificate216Certificate
Technical Support Specialist642Certificate
IT Network Support Specialist1080Certificate
IT Security Specialist1296Certificate
IT System Support Specialist1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

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: 5,630

Current job openings per year: 460

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
CIT0001 Worker Characteristic
CIT1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT 1011 Technology Foundations
CIT1021 Computer Concepts
CIT1031 Introduction to Applications
CIT1041 Introduction to Operating Systems
CIT1051 Computer Hardware Foundations
Second Trimester: 
CIT0002 Worker Characteristic
CIT2005 Computer Systems Support Foundations
CIT2006 Network Fundamentals
Third Trimester: 
CIT0003 Worker Characteristic
CIT3001 Networking Fundamentals II
CIT3002 Security Fundamentals
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT0004 Worker Characteristic
CIT3010 Advanced Networking
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT0005 Worker Characteristic
CIT5010 Pro-Networking

Certifications

Testout PC Pro
Testout Network Pro
Testout Security Pro
Microsoft- Modern Desktop Administrator
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Install and Storage
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Networking
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Identity
CompTIA, MTA, MCSA

Instructors

Gabriel Alvarado
731-632-3393

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