Technology Requirements

All distance learning courses require access to the following to complete course requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Personal email account

Commonly Used Programs

Recommended Minimum Computer Specifications

  • Processor - 2.3 - 2.6Ghz (Intel i3-4010U or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM (memory) - 4GB minimum
  • Storage - 250 - 500GB hard drive or larger
  • Operating System - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium or Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

Recommended Accessories

  • External Hard Drive for backup (500GB min)
  • Cat-5 Ethernet Cable

Visit the SPU Computer and Information Systems website for additional technology recommendations.