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About the Course

Information Technology 403, Section 1

Spring 2014

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:10 PM to 3:30 PM in Parsons NB22

Course Description

Introductory course exploring the fundamentals of Internet communications with an emphasis on the World Wide Web. Students develop an understanding of the Internet’s underlying technologies and learn how to utilize them as contributing members of the Web community. Students become proficient with creating and publishing Web pages using HTML and CSS. No prior knowledge or experience is assumed. No credit if credit earned for CIS 405. (Note CIS 405 is offered at UNH Manchester, and is not related to CS 405 at UNH Durham.)

Course and Student Outcomes

Students successfully completing IT403 should be able to:

We may touch on the other topics mentioned in the course description as we go along, but our focus will be on the outcomes outlined above.

In achieving these outcomes for the course, students will begin their education relative to the following student outcomes for the program:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the web and related delivery systems;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of networking principles;
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of security in all aspects of IT;
  4. Understand how to integrate a range of both hardware and software components in the solution of a problem;
  5. Understand the role of best practices in the profession.