CIS 152Internet Concepts

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CIS 152 Internet Concepts

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in any CIS course

Co-requisites: ENG 096 and RDG 096                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course provides a basic introduction to the world-wide computer communications network, the Internet, including the World-Wide Web.  Students gain an understanding of the history and background as well as the hardware and media that comprise the Internet.  This is a research-oriented course in which Internet Protocol, net etiquette, e-mail, accessing Internet services, File Transfer Protocol, and searching the databases are explored. Students are provided hands-on introduction to the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) used to create World-Wide web sites in the Internet.  Students also create their own web site and begin to use the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) to create, edit, and maintain their site.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. describe the Internet;
  2. describe methods of connection to the Internet;
  3. use Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) to create, edit and maintain a web site; and
  4. produce a fully functional multi-page web site from scratch