Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT 646 - Technology of Electronic Commerce

(3 Credits)

This course provides an understanding of the Internet technologies and explores the business implications of these developments. The focus is on the technological aspects of the electronic commerce. The course provides an understanding of the tools and practical skills for building electronic commerce applications over the Internet. In addition to acquiring basic skills for navigating the Internet and creating a personal electronic presence on the WWW, the students will develop an understanding of the current practices and opportunities in electronic publishing and advertising, electronic shopping and distribution. The course also explores several of the problems surrounding electronic commerce such as security and encryption. The course uses a combination of lectures, classroom demonstrations, self learning, case studies, computer lab sessions, and project work. Basic computer literacy is expected. A willingness to experiment with and explore this emerging technology is necessary.

Prerequisite(s): IT 645  

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