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Student Computer Recommendation

A laptop/notebook computer is highly recommended. Wireless connectivity is available in most areas of the main building. Certain system specifications are more important than the make and/or model.

Operating Systems
Windows 7 or 8/ Mac OS X, 10.6 or better

Intel: Core i3, i5, i7
AMD: Athlon X2, Dual-Core, Quad-Core

8 GB

Hard Drive
120 GB

Optical Drive

Screen Size
Generally speaking, smaller systems have a longer battery life.

LAN and Wireless adapters (more details on wireless)

Students in either Graphic Design or Computer Graphics programs should contact the department chair or advisor for additional recommendations or requirements.

A USB flash drive for file storage is highly recommended.