Computer Requirements

 Recommended Hardware (computer) 

  • Intel i5 processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Video Card
  • Broadband Access (DSL/Cable/Fioptics)
  • Sound card with internal or external speakers
  • Web Camera with integrated microphone
  • Printer or access to a printer

Recommended Software

Recommended Plug-ins

Competency Requirements

​You will require basic knowledge of computer use and internet skills in order to begin and progress through program in the College of Allied Health Sciences. Skills that ​you should have prior to the first on campus session:

  1. Use of computer mouse and keyboard
  2. Computer software installation, including internet security and virus protection
  3. Managing files on a computer – saving, deleting, naming, renaming, moving, backing up, etc.
  4. Sending, uploading, and downloading attachments
  5. Use of common software applications – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook (email)
  6. Use of functions associated with software – copying and pasting, spell checking, etc.
  7. Internet search skills including accessing library databases and use of various search engines
  8. Proficiency in email use and other modes of online communication
  9. Printing documents – hard copy and pdf formats
  10. Use of passwords and accessing secured sites via login – username and password