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Computer Requirements & Recommendations

Students entering with a major in engineering (including dual degree programs that are paired with physics) are required to bring a laptop for use in class that meets the minimum requirements below.

OS: A 64-bit version of any one of the following:

Windows 10, 8.1 or 7(SP1)
MacOS X 10.10 or higher
Linux Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS of "recent" vintage (release in 2015 or later)

Laptop with all of the following specifications:

Processor: Intel Core i5, m3 or better
Memory: Minimum of 8 GB of RAM (more is better)
Storage: Minimum of 256 GB, SSD preferred
Screen resolution: 1360x768 minimum


*Pending final approval from the Higher Learning Commission.