Tribhuvan University

Institute of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology

Course Title: E-Commerce

Course no: CSC370

Semester: VI

Nature of course: Theory + Lab

Full Marks: 60 + 20 + 20

Pass Marks: 24 + 8 + 8

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description : This course covers the fundamental concepts of E-commerce and E-business models, and components of E-commerce system.

Course Objective : The main objective of this course is to provide basic concepts of E-commerce, E-commerce Business Models, E-Payments, E-commerce Security, Digital Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, and Basics of Recommendation System.

Course Contents:
Laboratory Works:

The laboratory work includes developing E-commerce applications. The students are highly encouraged to use server side and client side scripting for developing the applications with categories, shopping carts, payment gateways. Students can also use open source ecommerce CMS frameworks and configure them to simulate e-commerce systems. The laboratory work for e-comerce optimization includes SEO tools like Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics, Twitter Analytics etc. Students can also implement basic recommendation system in the e-commerce systems.

Reference Books:
  • Kenneth C. Laudon and Carol Guercio Traver, E-commerce Business Technology Society, Pearson
  • Electronic Transaction ACT of Nepal
  • SET Secure Electronic Transaction Specification Book 1: Business Description
  • Efraim Turban, Jon Outland, David King, Jae Kyu Lee, Ting-Peng Liang, Deborrah C. Turban, Electronic Commerce A Managerial and Social Networks Perspective, Springer
  • Gary P. Schneider, Electronic Commerce, Course Technology, Cengage Learning
  • Colin Combe, Introduction to E-business Management and strategy, Elsevier
  • Dave Chaffey, E-Business & E-Commerce Management Strategy, Implementation And Practice, Pearson
  • Cristian Darie and Emilian Balanescu, Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce From Novice to Professional, Apress
  • Cristian Darie and Karli Watson, Beginning ASP.NET E-Commerce in C# From Novice to Professional, Apress
  • Larry Ullaman, Effortless E-commerce with PHP and MySQL, New Riders