Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: CIS                                     Course Number: 320                                    
Course Title: Fundamentals of Electronic Commerce
Subject: Computer Applications
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course examines the impact of the emerging technologies on how we conduct business in an electronic world. Topics include requirements of commercial web sites from hardware and software to necessary operational processes; copyright, authentication, encryption, certification, and security; on-line payment methods (SET, E-Cash, check and charge); E-Commerce business models, including developmental costs, ongoing operations and marketing; impact of E-Commerce on the traditional marketplace; and potential future commerce scenarios.

Prerequisite: CIS 223.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • International Studies: Option A

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    06/30/2003                         End Date: