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Technology Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online learners may purchase UC-licensed software through the UC Bookstore Computer Department. In addition to your recommended personal computer, the College of Nursing provides online students with a Virtual Computer optimally configured for the UC environment including software titles such as Microsoft Office, SPSS, SAS, MindView, and more. This Virtual Computer is accessed using your personal computer and is recommended for accessing on campus student resources.


Recommended (PC or laptop) System Requirements

  • Intel i5 processor or greater
  • 8 GB RAM or greater
  • 250GB HD or greater
  • Video card with 256MB of memory or greater
  • Sound card with speakers
  • Windows 7

Recommended Apple System Requirements

  • iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro with Intel i5 processor or greater
  • 8 GB RAM or greater
  • 250GB HD or greater
  • Video card with 256MB of memory or greater
  • Sound card with speakers
  • OS X Mavericks

Minimum Software, Browsers, and Plug-ins

  • Latest version of Mozilla Firefox (Mac or PC), Microsoft Internet Explorer (PC), Google Chrome (Mac or PC), and/or Safari (Mac or PC)
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (PC) or Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac)
  • Current version of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player and Java
  • Current anti-virus & malware protection

Internet Connection


Web Conferencing

  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Headphones (with microphone preferred)

Additional

If not using a laptop or touch-enabled device, you will also need a monitor and keyboard.