WEBD311 Internet Concepts (3 semester hours)
This course concentrates on the technical side of the Internet, examining Internet communication and technology, Web browsing, multimedia on the Web, databases and Web search engines, business e-mail and personal information management, Internet services and tools [newsgroups, telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and instant messaging], Internet security (encryption, authentication, firewalls, malware, virus detection and prevention, spyware, updates and patches), and IT project and project management. Students will need access to Microsoft Internet Explorer with Outlook Express. This software is not provided by the course material grant and must be purchased/provided by the student. This course covers the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW Foundations certification.