Online classes let you learn anywhere and any time from the convenience of a laptop or desktop computer. The most important tool for online learning is a computer with the proper specifications. The Center for eLearning at FAU requires the following minimum specifications to take online classes:
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PC Specifications

  • Windows10
  • I-5 processor or higher
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 500 GB
  • Webcam capable of 720p

Mac Specifications

  • Mac OSX
  • 2.3GHz processor or higher
  • 8GB RAM
  • 512GB hard drive
  • 720p FaceTime HD camera

Peripherals for Mac or PC

  • Noise Cancelling Microphone headset
  • High speed internet connection

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