CIS 178 : Internet in Depth

Transcript title

Internet in Depth



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lecture hours


Other hours


Recommended preparation

CIS 120 or CIS 124.


Introduces the concepts and technologies of the Internet. Explores a wide variety of Internet protocols and examines the history and infrastructure of the Internet. Learn about web applications, E-commerce, social media, and how to create and publish a Web site with common design tools. Topics include World Wide Web, secure use of the Internet, web browser and e-mail basics, searching the Web, E-learning resources, mass communication and real-time communication on the Internet.

Learning outcomes

1. Understand the history and infrastructure of the Internet and Web.
2. Understand the use of various web tools and online applications.
3. Understand web page development and the use of web design software.

Content outline

- internet history
- web browsers
- communication tools
- online education
- working online
- web pages
- safety and security online

Required materials

Students will need regular and reliable Internet access.

Grading methods

The course letter grade is determined by an accumulation of points from quizzes, assignments, and exams.

Outside of

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