Students need particular hardware and software to successfully participate in our online programs. The sections below list minimum computer hardware, software, and computer skills. Please note that these are minimum requirements, and that our online courses will work more effectively with higher capabilities.
|Operating System||Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.3 or higher (10.4 or higher recommended)|
|Processor||1 GHz or higher|
|Memory||512 MB of RAM|
|Hard Drive Space||2GB free disk space|
|Browser||Current version of Firefox, Internet Explorer recommended|
Most up to date version of Java, www.java.com. Wimba and Collaborate won't work unless Java is installed.
|Additional Software||Microsoft Office (2003 or later)|
|Internet Connection||Broadband (cable or DSL) connection required|
|Printer||Access to graphics-capable printer|
|Sound Card, Microphone,
|Monitor||Monitor (Capable of at least 1024 x 768 resolution)|
|Webcam||Maybe required by certain courses|