The following list contains the minimum hardware and software requirements:

PC Users:

  • Windows XP or Windows Vista (32-bit, with Service Pack 2 or higher)
  • Intel Pentium III or higher
  • 1 GB Ram or higher
  • 50 GB of disk space or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2003 and higher or Open office (www.openoffice.org)
  • Firefox 3.0 or higher (www.mozilla.com) (Preferred Browser)
  • Internet Explorer 7 (www.microsoft.com)
  • Flash Player 10 or higher (www.adobe.com)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (www.adobe.com)
  • Windows Media Player version 10 or higher (www.microsoft.com)
  • Apple QuickTime version 7.0 or higher (www.apple.com)
  • Adobe Shockwave Player version 11.0 or higher (www.adobe.com)
  • Java 2 Runtime Environment (www.java.com)
  • Enable Active X controls and Javascript
  • Disable all pop-up blockers (Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer etc.)
  • High-Speed broadband or Cable connection

Additional software/hardware may be required for individual courses

Mac Users:

  • Mac OS X 10 (Panther) or higher
  • Intel Core Solo or higher processor with Mac OS X 10 (Panther) or higher
  • 1 GB Ram or higher
  • 50 GB of disk space or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2004 and higher (For Mac) or Open office (www.openoffice.org)
  • Firefox 3.0 (For Mac) (www.mozilla.com)
  • Flash Player 10 or higher (www.adobe.com)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (www.adobe.com)
  • Apple QuickTime version 7.0 or higher (www.apple.com)
  • Flip4Mac 2.2 ( www.flip4mac.com) OR
  • Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X (www.microsoft.com)
  • Java 2 Runtime Environment (www.java.com)
  • Enable Javascript
  • Disable all pop-up blockers (Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer etc.)
  • High-Speed broadband or Cable connection
  • Additional software/hardware may be required for individual courses

* Particular software required for individual classes.
(Check syllabus for each course.)