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Course Content and Outcome Guide for CIS 243

Course Number:
CIS 243
Course Title:
E-ssentials of E-Commerce Information Systems
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Encompasses the multi-faceted aspects of e-commerce information systems. Combines study of network, database and programming concepts with hands on skills. Provides a framework for the analysis of information system based e-commerce solutions to issues surrounding B2B, B2C, and intra-organizational trade. Provides a solid background in critical issues and technologies related to e-commerce. Recommended: CIS 120 and one programming class or instructor permission. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Describe the infrastructure for E-commerce and key features of Internet, Intranets and Extranets and explain how they relate to each other.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of E-commerce related programming, database, and networking issues.
  • Explain key issues related to Internet security standards, cryptography and authentication, and firewalls.
  • Recognize security issues and discuss risks and risk management issues.
  • Evaluate electronic payment systems
  • Analyze the effectiveness and uses of intelligent agents - push technology
  • Discuss technical support and customer service needs related to the Internet
  • Recognize E-commerce legal issues such as content ownership and liability, information privacy, copyright and trademarks, and taxation.
  • Analyze Internet trading relationships including business-to-consumer, business-to-business, government-to-consumer, and intra-organizational.
  • Determine the appropriateness of EDI and/or the Internet for E-commerce transactions.
  • Evaluate technologies, concepts, strategies, and trends related to E-commerce.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

To assess achievement of the outcomes any combination of the following may be used:

  • Written examinations and/or quizzes;
  • E-commerce case study analysis;
  • Individual or group e-commerce related projects;
  • Presentations;
  • Research assignments;
  • Homework and/or lab assignments that demonstrate the application of appropriate e-commerce technologies;
  • Participation in class activities
  • Interactive role-plays.

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 16

Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of E-commerce related programming, database, and networking issues.
  • Explain key issues related to Internet security standards, cryptography and authentication, and firewalls.
  • Evaluate electronic payment systems

Activities:

Direct instruction (+ study time) in discipline-related computations
involving data validation using regular expressions, data security and
user authentication involving cryptography, and data transmission
protocol transformations to insure reliable delivery.

November 2009