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ICS 125T Understanding and Using the Internet Theory Seminar

This course covers the following topics: how the Internet works (at a beginning level), social implications of the Internet, and the practical aspects of electronic mail, list services, discussion boards, file transfer, information browsing and searching, and the first generation of web design and implementation. This is a lab-based course.

Special information

Prerequisites: Exposure to PC applications and the world-wide web. Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 17, 2004 to August 15, 2022

Learning outcomes


  • Create a web page.
  • Upload and download files.
  • Gain access to computer services via Internet protocols.
  • Send and receive e-mail messages.
  • Access information resources, use search tools, and gather and utilize information.
  • Navigate electronic mail list services, discussion boards, and virtual communities.