Exploring the Internet

Spring 2024 > Computer Related > COMP.1130 > 082

Course No: COMP.1130-082; SIS Class Nbr: 1135; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Open

Course Description

An introduction to internet technologies and how they intersect with social, political, and economic issues. Includes: the history of the internet, how it's presently managed, how information is transferred between servers and clients, collaborative web technologies, search engines, encryption, digital rights management, certificate authorities, phishing and other malware, and privacy concerns. Students will build a basic website using HTML and CSS.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Not for Academic Plan Computer Science (BS)
  • Special Notes: Non-CS Majors only
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Leon Xia
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Mar 11 to May 04
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology: Population Health Informatics and Technology Minor Option, Certificate in Contemporary Communications, Certificate in Information Technology

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