• Skill Requirements

    • Browse the web for information 
    • Download documents from a website
    • Create and upload a document to a website
    • Compose email with attachments

    Hardware Requirements

    • Reliable computer with Windows 7 or higher, or Apple OS X 10.9x or higher*
    • Resolution: 1024 X 576 or higher
    • 1 GB RAM for optimal experience (512MB may be sufficient)
    • Sufficient hard drive space to save work
    • Broadband Internet connection

    *Windows Vista and Windows XP are no longer supported by Microsoft and no longer compatible.

    Browser Requirements
    • Google® Chrome 59.0 or higher*
    • Mozilla® Firefox 54.0 or higher
    • Apple® Safari 10.12 Sierra or higher

    *Google® Chrome is the preferred browser

    Software Requirements
    • Microsoft Word and Excel or some open access version of them
    • Have or be able to download current versions of free software as needed to view web content. Varies by course.
    ·Java 7 or higher - http://www.java.com/download
    · Geogebra (for Math courses) -  http://www.geogebra.org
    · QuickTime Version 7 or higher - http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download
    · Windows Media Player - http://www.real.com
    · Google Chrome 59.0 or later - http://www.google.com/chrome/browser
    · Adobe Reader - http://get.adobe.com/reader
    · Adobe Flash 10.1 or higher - http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer

    Tablet and Mobile Support

    • Apple iOS® 6-10
    • Android™ 4.4 or higher
    • Microsoft Surface ™ Windows® 8 or higher


    Other Requirements

    • Headphones with microphone for web conferencing and online video tutorials
    • Scientific calculator for higher math courses