Internet Concepts –


(3 credits)

IT 220 covers the development of the Internet, its business applications, and its distinction from the World Wide Web. Provided within this course are foundational topics that include the structure, topology, and connectivity of clients and servers on the World Wide Web via Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). An overview of Web page design, its practical use, and stylistic elements are also discussed.
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Internet Basics

  • Illustrate computer to Internet connectivity.
  • Identify Internet components and describe their purpose.
  • Compare and contrast Web browsers.

Electronic Communication

  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of email.
  • Discuss network connectivity.
  • Explore the functionality of email.

Online Information Resources

  • Locate personal, professional, and educational resources on the Internet.
  • Explain the process for downloading information from the Internet.
  • Identify the purpose of File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

Wireless Networks

  • Analyze security issues of wireless networks.
  • Compare wireless network technologies.

Introduction to HTML

  • Decode the elements of an HTML Web page.
  • Create an HTML Web page.

Security and the Internet

  • Explain current security threats related to computer use.
  • Identify incidences of copyright infringement in the use of Web resources.

HTML Continued

  • Create an HTML Web page.
  • Summarize the elements of a well-designed Web site.
  • Examine the various types of Web site structures.

Electronic Commerce

  • Identify the impact of e-commerce on businesses and consumers.
  • Discuss future trends and professions in Information Technology.

Web Page Development

  • Identify appropriate design features that successfully impact Web page development.
  • Create an HTML Web page.

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