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Civil Engineering Technology
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Computer requirements:


Operating System Windows 7 or higher
Office Suite Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus which is available to M State students for FREE. For information on how you can get the FREE Office 365[ * ] (See below for more details)
Virus Protection Symantec End-Point Protection is available to all MState students, free of charge. Download information is available within the student portal SpartanNet, or contact your campus Computer Help Desk for more information.


Processor Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, or equivalent
Hard Drive 200 GB or larger required, with at least 50 GB free disk space
RAM 6 GB minimum, 8 GB recommended
CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive Required
Ethernet Network Required
Wireless Network Required
USB Flash Drive Strongly Recommended 4GB + (Sold in Campus Bookstores)
Additional Information 1,280 x 1,024 32-bit color video display adapter (true color) 512 MB minimum, 1GB recommended, stand alone video (not shared) ATI or NVIDIA required

Two-button mouse with scroll wheel

If you have any questions please contact:

Detroit Lakes Chris Klein
Fergus Falls Darren Hage
Moorhead Jade Buermann
Wadena Tracy Crawford

Please Note: Follow your laptop program for software requirements.

Microsoft® Office 365 Pro Plus for Windows and Mac is available free of charge to all current M State students. The free download includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Access. For more details on how you can download and install the free Office 365, login to your SpartanNet Portal and under Other Resources, click FREE Office 365.

NOTE: Office 365 Pro Plus does not run on a computer using Windows Vista, Windows XP, or older OS.