Online students will need to have access to the following computer hardware and software to successfully complete courses:
Ability to use web browsers.
Ability to enter Uniform Resource Locators (URL's ).
Ability to download files from the Internet.
Be able to complete online forms.
Be familiar with web-based email.
Computer with camera and sound and if using a tablet an iPad recommended for lockdown and monitored exams.
Access to internet service - Dial up/56K modem minimum, cable modem preferred (the faster, the better).
Printer (occasionally you may want to print documents).
Monitor that will display at least 800x600 pixels (1024x768 preferred).
Linux, Mac OS or Windows 2000 or better (XP, Vista) with internet browser.
Software is needed for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
Free software is available through MyMcNeese portal > Software Downloads tab.