All students enrolled in Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) courses are required to have a laptop they can use in classes and for their studies. HCDE recommends the following minimum laptop specifications:
- Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 2 GHz or faster processor
- 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
- 250GB hard drive or larger
- 1024 x 768 display (1280 x 800 recommended) and 512 MB of VRAM
- Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or Mac OS X version 10.13 (High Sierra) or greater
For information on academic software, please visit the HCDE technical course work and software page.