Computer Competencies Requirement

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Academic Council has voted to eliminate the Computer Competencies Requirement effective IMMEDIATELY. This means Undergraduate students NO LONGER need to complete this requirement to register for the CULF 2321 or HONS 2321, and for Transfer students prior to registering for CULF 3330 or HONS 3375. Also, New College students NO LONGER need to complete this requirement prior to finishing their core required courses. If you have any questions, please contact Joana Trimble Gandara, 512-464-8816.

Description:

The Computer Competency Requirement's mission is to ensure the Traditional Undergraduate and New College students at St. Edward's University are capable of demonstrating Knowledge about basic computer skills that are used in most classroom environments. All Undergraduate and New College students who entered St. Edward's University are required to satisfy the Computer Competency Requirement. Students should satisfy this competency requirement as soon as possible; basic computer skills will be needed for many classes at St. Edward's University. Students must complete the Computer Competency Requirement PRIOR to registering for CULF 2321 or HONS 2321, and for Transfer students PRIOR to registering for CULF 3330 or HONS 3375. This requirement can be satisfied by successfully completing the five Computer Competency module web-based tests and completing the required portfolio assignments. The following is a list of the five modules covered in the Computer Competency Requirement:

  • Introduction to Computers (covering basic computer concepts on either the Windows or Macintosh operating system)
  • WWW and Internet Communications
  • Introduction to Word Processing
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets
  • Introduction to Multimedia Presentations

Note: Click on the Test link on the top of this page to access these online exams and portfolios. Click on the Tutorials link to help you prepare for these exams.

Contact Information:

I.T. Training Manager: Joana Trimble Gandara

Office: Moody Hall 311

Phone: 512-464-8816

Email: itccmail@stedwards.edu

Academic Honesty: All work you submit must be your own. If you cheat on an exam or turn in plagiarized work there will be consequences and an Academic Dishonesty Incident Report will be filed. Refer to the Student Handbook for more information about the Academic Integrity Code.