IT41 Information Technology Fundamentals, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus and Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation 10

Program Description

The Computer Information Systems Information Fundamentals TCC is a single semester set of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the basic concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, as well as either basic program design, computer networking, or web design. Program graduates are qualified for employment as computer operator or customer service agent.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Steve White, M.S., Program Coordinator/Department Chair


Phone: (770) 467-6041   

Program Courses


COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST 1001Computer Concepts


CIST Program Guided Elective-Choose One:

CIST 1305Program Design and Development



CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals



CIST 1510Web Development I



All pre-requisite courses must be completed with at least a C grade.

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in computer information systems, all CIST courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.