System Requirements

system requirements

Every student needs access to a laptop or desktop personal computer & the internet. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be the latest and greatest: if your computer is 5 years old or younger, it’s probably a-ok! 

But be aware: an iPad or tablet or other mobile device may not display dynamic multimedia learning content. Run a Systems Check to be sure your device is ready to learn.

Preferred Browsers

Firefox or Chrome, latest version Flash & Java enabled

RAM

1 free GB above operating system recommendations

Internet connection

Reliable internet connection. Click to check your speed or visit speedtest.net

Operating System

Windows 7 or higher. Mac OS X 10.9 or later

Display/Audio

Audio: 16-bit soundcard or equivalent; speakers; USB headphones with microphone. Display: 1024×768 pixel resolution; 256+ color depth

Mobile Devices

Students are encouraged to explore apps as an option in addition to their personal computer. But courses contain content and features that are not be compatible with a mobile device.