Department Specs

Click on one of the departments below for a complete list of requirements for specific majors:


Daniels College of Business

Dept of Computer Science

Dept of Engineering

Lamont School of Music

Sturm College of Law


School of Art and Art History


  • Operating System: Macintosh OS 10.7 or above

  • Software: Microsoft Office 2011, which can be downloaded for FREE, please visit; Parallels or VMWare for MAC (Windows Emulation software) or BootCamp (preferred)

  • Processor Speed: 1.86 Ghz Core 2 Duo or higher

  • Memory: 2 GB RAM

  • Hard Drive: 100 GB

  • Optical Storage Drive: CD-ROM 24x (CDRW Recommended for Data Backup)

  • Network Card: Integrated 10/100 Mbps

  • Warranty: 4 year parts and labor (on-site and accidental care recommended)

  • Ethernet cable: These are required for wired connections on campus. They can be bought at the bookstore. Please bring your cable to your laptop configuration session during orientation.


  • Wireless integrated 802.11 b/g standard or Airport 802.11 b/g/n

  • USB Flash Memory Storage Devices are strongly recommended

  • Insurance: Comprehensive breakage, theft, hazard.

If you have any questions about the Art School's laptop requirements, please contact:
Professor Rafael Fajardo
Telephone: 303.871.3265