Technology Requirements


  • A PC running Microsoft Windows Operating System (XP, Windows 7 or newer; Mac OS X or newer with the operating system's minimum requirements for processor, memory, and hard drive (See the Microsoft or Apple website for minimum requirements).
  • At least 10.0 GB of free hard-drive space
  • 1024x768 monitor with 16-bit or greater video card (24-bit preferred)
  • DVD-ROM drive or CD-ROM drive
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones (and microphone for selected courses)
  • Webcam/digital video camera for select courses


  • A Microsoft Windows Operating System (XP, Windows 7 or newer) or Mac (OS X or newer)
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or other word processor that can save in .doc file format, for a free word processor: (CLICK HERE)
  • Minimum Browser requirements: Internet Explorer 8.0, Google Chrome 10.0, or Firefox 5.0 (trouble with IE and Moodle, turn off compatibility mode: (CLICK HERE)
  • Adobe Reader 8.0 or a more recent version (FREE DOWNLOAD)
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or greater (FREE DOWNLOAD)
  • Silverlight 5 or greater (FREE DOWNLOAD)
  • Skype Messenger (FREE DOWNLOAD)

E-mail and Internet

  • A computer that can access and all links provided within that site.
  • An e-mail address for account creation and communication.