System Requirements

System Requirements

Minimum Technology Requirements

  1. To ensure all course related work is compatible, learners must submit assignments through products normally available in the Microsoft Office Suite 2007 and above. An Office 365 subscription will meet this requirement as well. Learners are required to ensure compatibility with Office features required for work submitted in any SCPS course, if alternative office suite software is used. 
  2. Note: In specific Microsoft Office courses, the course material will require Microsoft Office 2013. This can be  purchased as packaged software or through an Office 365 subscription. 
  3. Note: Some courses may require software that is not part of the Microsoft Office suite. 
  4. Other software:

Technical Support

Southwestern College provides learners support for the most commonly used software required for their educational program. These include: 

  • Blackboard Learn and Deets Library and their interoperability with:
    • Windows XP through Windows 7 
    • Office 2007 through 2010 for Windows 
    • Windows Internet Explorer up to version 10 

Technical support for all other purposes, all other software, and all hardware may be obtained via the respective vendor’s online resources and customer support. Some helpful online resources for technical support beyond what Southwestern College supports are as follows: 

If you have any questions regarding technology requirements not addressed in this document, please contact Marilyn Clements at marilyn.clements@sckans.edu