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BUS 190 - Principles of E-Commerce - Christina Chung

Course:Principles of E-Commerce
Professor:Christina Chung
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 8 Week
  • 16 Week


Welcome to our class. My name is Professor Chung. I look forward to learning with you this semester at College of the Canyons.

The course will be available on COC’s Canvas course management system at 7:00 AM beginning on the first day of the course.

Be sure to log in and post to the Introduction Roll Call Discussion Board by the listed deadline, otherwise, you will be dropped from this course.

Course Description

This course introduces the theoretical and practical issues related to conducting business via the Internet.  Topics include:  evolving e-business models, Web-based technologies, value chains, electronic marketing, payment systems, security, ethics, legal, international, and cross-cultural issues.  Familiarity with navigating the Internet is assumed.

What to Expect in this Course

You will be expected to read the chapter(s) prior to the week of the discussion and assignments for the specific chapter(s). You will be required to participate on a weekly basis.

Types of Assessments

8 week course - There will be One (1) exam for this class consisting of multiple-choice questions.

16 week course - There will be two (2) exams for this class consisting of multiple-choice questions.


Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

E-commerce 2021: business. technology. society.
By Laudon (Pearson)
16th edition (2022)
ISBN 9780136931805

The book is available at the COC Bookstore or on COC’s Bookstore website. If you have questions, please call the bookstore at 661-362-3255.
• Can you purchase it elsewhere? Of course!
• Can you purchase an e-book? Yes!

Other Relevant Course Information

Team Project

You will have the opportunity to work in a team on a project in our online forum.  Additional information will be provided.

Student Learning Assessment

A written assignment will be included towards the end of the semester to assess the student’s grasp of the Student Learning Outcomes listed at the beginning of the syllabus.  It will be in the form of a business case analysis.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

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Online Counseling

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Management of Stress and Mental Health

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Veterans Resource Center

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Last updated: 12/15/2022 Sub#: 156