Technical Requirements

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Hardware and Software Requirements

To be eligible for VOLT, you must have home access to a computer with the following minimum requirements:

Hardware:

  • A PC running a Microsoft Windows Operating System or Mac OS with the operating system’s minimum requirements for processor, memory, and hard drive (See the Microsoft or Apple website for minimum requirements)
  • At least 10.0 GB of free hard-drive space (additional space may be needed for multimedia files)
  • 1024 x 768 monitor with a 16-bit or greater video card (24-bit preferred)
  • DVD-ROM drive or CD-ROM drive
  • Sound card with speakers, webcam and microphone (for selected courses)

Software:

Additional Technology Requirements for Courses

Along with the Technology Requirements listed in the Catalog, all students should review and be aware of any additional software and hardware requirements for their classes prior to enrollment.

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