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Minimum Computer Requirements

In order to take an online course, your computer equipment must meet the following requirements:

PC Users

  1. Pentium class PC processor or equivalent
  2. A minimum of 512 megabytes of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  3. Windows XP operating system or higher versions such as Windows Vista or Windows 7
  4. Video card
  5. 640X480, 256 color monitor or better (800X600 recommended)
  6. 56kbs modem or higher OR Ethernet Internet connection
  7. Browsers - Firefox 3.0 or higher. Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher.
  8. Check with your course instructor for any additional requirements for your specific course.

MAC Users

  1. A Power PC
  2. Mac Operating System 10.1 or later
  3. A minimum of 512 megabytes of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  4. 640X480, 256 color monitor or better
  5. Video card
  6. 56kbs modem or higher OR Ethernet Internet connection
  7. Browsers - Safari 4 or higher, Netscape Communicator 4.0 or higher. Internet explorer 7 or higher
  8. Check with your course instructor for any additional requirements for your specific course