91.113 Exploring the Internet

Exploring the Internet

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 8058
Status Active

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.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Not for Academic Plan Computer Science (BS).