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IT 150 Introduction to Web Media and Web Authoring

Course Description: The course will cover basic concepts in Web Media and the Internet. All essential HTML tags, developing Web Pages using an industry standard tool such as Macromedia Dream Weaver or Microsoft FrontPage and an introduction to the basics of XML will be discussed.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

IT 150A Introduction to Web Media and Web Authoring for Accelerated Degree Program Students

Course Description: Students will be introduced to basic concepts in Web Media and the Internet. The main material covered is Web authoring. Students will be learning all the essential Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) tags and will learn to develop Web pages using an industry standard tool such as Macromedia Dream Weaver or Microsoft FrontPage. Students will be introduced to the basics of XML. Note: Only open to students in the Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Program.

4 credits

IT 152 Technical Overview of Web Media and the Internet

Course Description: The course introduces technical aspects of the Internet and Internetworking. The course covers networking concepts; net- work protocols; network-related hardware and software; Internet, intranet and the Web, multimedia, privacy, cybersecurity, e-commerce, and ethical issues.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

IT 150 Min Grade D or IT 150A Min Grade D

Corequisites

IT 150

IT 152A Technical Overview of Web Media and Internet for Accelerated Degree Program Students

Course Description: The course introduces technical aspects of the Internet and Internetworking. Each class session contains lectures and hands-on exercises in the computer lab to demonstrate and reinforce concepts introduced in lectures. Subject matter covered includes networking concepts; network protocols; network related hardware and software; Internet, intranet and the Web; and security and privacy issues. Note: Only open to students in the Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Program.

4 credits

Prerequisites

IT 150 Minimum Grade of D or IT 150A Minimum Grade of D

Corequisites

IT 150A

IT 154 Multimedia

Prerequisite: IT 152 or permission of chair.

Course Description: This course is a practical introduction to multimedia. Both multimedia applications and the underlying standards are discussed. The focus is on industry standard tools. Lab projects will be used to reinforce class lectures.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

IT 152 Min Grade D

IT 154A Multimedia

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in an Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Program. Permission of Director required. Contact Janet Kirtman at JKirtman@pace.edu for further registration information.

Course Description: This course is a practical introduction to multimedia. Both multimedia applications and the underlying standards are discussed. The focus is on industry standard tools. Lab projects will be used to reinforce class lectures.

Course Rotation: TBA.

4 credits

Prerequisites

IT 152 Min Grade D or IT 152A Min Grade D

IT 156 Web Design Principles

Course Description: This course is designed to give students basic principles involved in structuring and organizing a functional Web site. Usability, accessibility, and being esthetically sound are important factors in the success of a Web site. Students will learn to study and critique popular Web sites focusing on usability principles. Requirements from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and design strategies to improve accessibility are discussed.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

IT 152 Min Grade D

IT 156A Web Design Principles

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in an Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Program. Permission of Director required. Contact Janet Kirtman at JKirtman@pace.edu for further registration information.

Course Description: This course is designed to give students basic principles involved in structuring and organizing a functional Web site. Usability, accessibility, and being esthetically sound are important factors in the success of a Web site. Students will learn to study and critique popular Web sites focusing on usability principles. Requirements from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and design strategies to improve accessibility are discussed.

Course Rotation: TBA.

4 credits

Prerequisites

IT 152 Min Grade D or IT 152A Min Grade D

IT 160 Web Media Project

Prerequisite: IT 156 or permission of chair.

Course Description:This is a capstone course for the Web Media Certificate. In this project-based course, students use their knowledge from other IT courses to develop a completely functional Web site which includes all the features found in a commercial Web site.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

IT 152 Min Grade D