Computer Requirements

 Minimum Recommended Hardware (computer) 

  • Intel i5 processor
  • 8 GB RAM, 16 GB recommended
  • 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

Competency Requirements

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

  • Use of computer, mouse, and keyboard
  • Use of passwords and accessing secured sites via login – username and password
  • Computer software installation, including internet security and virus protection
  • Manage computer files, such as saving, deleting, naming/renaming, moving, backup
  • Sending, uploading, and downloading attachments
  • Use of common software applications, such as Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, TEAMs), Zoom, Multimedia player, Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Use of functions associated with software – copying and pasting, spell checking, etc.
  • Internet search skills, including accessing library databases
  • Proficiency in email use, virtual meetings/web conferencing (e.g., Zoom, TEAMS meeting), and other modes of online communication
  • Printing, copying, scanning documents

Competency Requirements

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

  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
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