Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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ITS 2010 - Understanding Internet Technology

Students survey the technologies that connect users to information, viewers to content, and customers to merchandise. Topics covered include a review of the foundations of Internet technology, with additional study of corporate data centers, WiFi, and home networks all connected via the Internet. Students examine how modern organizations are leveraging Information Technology (IT) to speed up and streamline communication, and enable new products and services that rely on Internet technology.

Requisites: Non-ITS major
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to explain the major technology building blocks that provide the foundation for information and telecommunication systems.
  • Students will be able to explain how information is stored, manipulated, and transmitted.
  • Students will be able to analyze the impact of technology on the information that they manage for themselves and for others.
  • Students will be able to explain the history of Internet technology, and the relationship of that history to today’s technology and technology marketplace.
  • Students will be able to identify technology standards, standard setting bodies, and regulatory bodies that influence the operation and use of information and telecommunication technology.
  • Students will be able to explain relationships between personal privacy and security and the use of information and telecommunications technology.
  • Students will be able to utilize IT resources in new ways that will improve their productivity, recreational activities, security, and privacy.

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