Master Course Outline CIS 125 Internet Fundamentals

Master Course Outline
CIS 125
Internet Fundamentals
Course Description: The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the Internet, Web Browsers,
Email clients and current Social Media applications. This course prepares students to work with and
understand the basic concepts and terminology associated with the tools we use today when working
with the Internet. It further exposes students to the web based applications that enhance business
information systems. Students will learn how to use and configure a web browser, how to use email,
how to use social networking and Web 2.0 applications and finally be able to put together a basic web
page using HTML tags. Security issues related to web use will also be emphasized. Optional lab
components will be used to enhance student learning.
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: Prerequisite: CIS 102 with a grade of “C” or better or instructor permission
Recommended Preparation: N/A
Co-requisites: N/A
Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to identify and appropriately utilize content from the Internet, digital
media, software applications, and hardware systems and tools to address academic,
professional, and everyday tasks and problems.
Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to respond to the benefits and risks of applied
technology, including networked computing, ethics, and personal security in an ever-changing
technological context.
Students will also be able to utilize social media in a responsible and productive manner.
Students will be able to create a simple web page using XHTML coding.
Understand the relationship between information systems and the internet.
Course Resources/Textbooks/Website: Current text is available at GHC Bookstore
Academic Integrity: All forms of cheating, falsification, and plagiarism are against the rules of this course
and of Grays Harbor College. Students who are unsure what constitutes academic dishonesty are
responsible for asking the instructor for clarification. Instances of intentional academic dishonesty will
be dealt with severely.
Disabilities: Students who have documented disabilities that require accommodations in compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Disability Support Services coordinator as
well as the instructor of the course in order to ensure that together we create an optimal environment
for educational achievement.
W Day, the final day to officially withdraw from a course, is the Thursday of the seventh week (Thursday
of the fourth week for summer quarter). Students who do not withdraw by that date will receive the
grades they have earned, regardless of whether they are attending the course or completing the work.
Students who are considering withdrawal are strongly advised to consult with the instructor, advisor and
financial aid prior to withdrawing. The only withdrawals allowed after W Day are complete withdrawals
from all courses.