Executive Perspectives on E-Commerce Technology – CSIS 470

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

The capstone course for the Web Technology and Design degree. The course synthesizes material presented in previous courses highlighting the challenge of communication electronic commerce technology issues to non-technically oriented executives. Specific topics will include: models of web business strategy; and non-business web applications in government and education. (Formerly BMIS 470)


(BMIS 310 or CMIS 310 or ISYS 310 or CSIS 310) and (BMIS 351 or CMIS 351 or ISYS 351 or CSIS 351)


This course applies the knowledge and skills gained in the prerequisite courses in real-world projects designed to reinforce and expand the knowledge and skills of the student through more advanced web-based technologies.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Integrate e-commerce concepts with a Biblical worldview.
  2. Apply e-commerce fundamentals, including business goals, legal issues, web technologies, security, etc. associated with e-commerce designs.
  3. Build websites for selling virtual and physical products.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (4)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, there will be 4 Discussion Board Forums throughout this course. The student is required to write a thread in response to the provided topic for each Discussion Board Forum.

Host Setup

This assignment includes domain registration, hosting setup, and FTP preparation. The student must submit the URL for his/her hosting service/domain name.

Websites (2)

The student will build 2 websites in this course. Website 1 will focus on selling virtual products, and Website 2 will focus on selling physical products.

Payment Setup

The student will use Authorize.net to setup the payment system and submit his/her testing account information.