Computer Requirements

 

Minimum Windows PC Requirements:

    • Pentium IV 1.5GHz+ (preferred: Core Duo)
    • 1 GB RAM minimum (preferred: 2 GB)
    • 128MB Video Card minimum - Sound Card is required for some courses
    • 56K modem minimum (Cable or DSL required for some courses)
    • Windows 2000, XP, Vista or 7
    • Web browser (Internet Explorer 7.0+; Firefox 3.0+)
    • Microsoft Word, minimum Office 97
Some courses will need plug-ins such as Flash player 10 +, QuickTime player 7.0+, Adobe Reader 9.0+ , Java Runtime Environment (Java 1.6.0_15) and Windows Media Player 10+
Some online courses may also require a CD ROM (8x minimum, higher recommended)

Minimum Apple Macintosh Requirements:

Blackboard has certified the following browsers for computers running Macintosh Operating Systems:
    • Mac OS 10.2 ( Jaguar): (Safari 1 is compatible)
    • Mac OS 10.3 (Panther): Safari 1.2 (Firefox 1.5 is compatible)
    • Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger): Safari 2 and Firefox 1.5
    • Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard): (Firefox 2.0 is compatible)
    • Intel Core 2.0GHz+
    • 1 GB RAM (preferred: 2 GB)
    • 128MB Video Card minimum - Sound Card is required for some courses
    • 56K modem minimum (Cable or DSL required for some courses)
    • Web browser (Firefox 3.0+ ; Safari 3.0+)
    • Microsoft Word, minimum Office 97
Some courses will need plug-ins such as Flash player 10+, QuickTime player 7.0+, Adobe Reader 9.0+, Java Runtime Environment
Some online courses may also require a CD ROM (8x minimum, higher recommended)