Electronic Commerce and Web Services

ITC 2420 6 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Covers the use of the Internet and Web technologies by businesses and other enterprises to communicate with partners and customers. Topics include the definition and types of e-commerce, online payment mechanisms, online auctions and e-marketplaces, and policies for the Internet economy. Introduces Internet/Web architecture, protocols, and authoring tools (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript); domain name services; and the use of Web service standards and frameworks (e.g., XML, SOAP, WSDL) to connect Web applications to databases and dynamically create content. Also covered are designing the user experience and usability evaluation; tracking and capturing customer data; and problems surrounding e-commerce such as security, privacy, intellectual property, liability, and transborder commerce. Asks students to design a business Web site using state-of-the-art authoring tools.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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