Exploring the Internet

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Course No: COMP.1130-061; SIS Class Nbr: 13906

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 CS majors
  • Special Notes: Non-CS Majors only
  • Section Notes: Non-CS Majors only; requires access
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Terence Watterson
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Nov 05
  • Chat Hours: Sun 7:30-8:30pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: Contemporary Communications Certificate, Information Technology Certificate, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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