Dec 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalogue 
2021-2022 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 205 - The Internet: Fundamentals and Issues

Designed primarily for non-majors who wish to deepen their understanding of the Internet, this course explores the fundamentals of Internet communication and the systems/applications that facilitate it.  Students gain a basic understanding of the technical side of the Internet while learning how to leverage it to their advantage with subjects such as online research techniques, good privacy, latest online applications, and security practices, and an introduction to HTML  and web page creation. Topics of class discussion include online ethics in an era of “free” information and safety in the face of increasing threats to information security. Counts as a computer science requirement for the Web Design and Computer Science Minors. Counts as a computer science elective for the Computer Science with Business major program.  

Note: Meets Global Learning Outcome (GLOB)  

Four credits.

Prerequisite(s): Courses open to all majors - no prerequisite.

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