|Operating System||Mac OSX v10.9x Maverick|
|Office Suite||Microsoft Office for Macintosh (See below for more info)|
|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 Center for more information.|
|Processor||MacBook Pro or with Retina (have it in-hand before start of classes!!)|
|Hard Drive||Any size harddrive (most are sufficient; bigger is better)|
|RAM||4GB minimum, more is better|
|CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive||Required|
|Wireless Network||Wi-Fi wireless (standard)|
|USB Flash Drive||Required New Macs have USB3.0, Ethernet and Thunderbolt ports, no disc drive|
Adobe Creative Cloud: online subscription - Adobe no longer offers a hard disc version of the software, it is ONLY available via online as a download. Adobe ONLY accepts subscriptions via a major credit card or PayPal account for payment. Please ensure you are able to arrange purchase of the software. It is a requirement, we cannot bypass their system.
Non computer requirements
Other deemed necessary by instructor
CD-RW/DVD Drive Note: New Macs have USB3.0, Ethernet and Thunderbolt ports, no disc drive.
If you have any questions please contact:
|Detroit Lakes||Chris Klein|
|Fergus Falls||Darren Hage|