Information Technology Competency Requirement for General Education

Students, by the time they graduate from Briar Cliff University, will demonstrate information technology competency in the following areas:

1)    Use of a word processor to create different types of text documents;

2)    Use of a spreadsheet to perform repetitive calculations or to create financial tables;

3)    Use of a spreadsheet or statistical software to summarize and manipulate large sets of data;

4)    Use of the Internet; and

5)    Use of a graphics and/or artwork package to create illustrations, slides, or other images.


Verification of information technology competency will remain housed in individual departments.


Approved by the faculty 01-09-2002.


Effective for incoming students Fall 2002.