Computer System Requirements

Software

  • Windows™ or Apple Macintosh™ Operating System (Windows 7 or 8 recommended for Windows Computers.)
  • Internet Browser with Internet access (high-speed broadband connection required for Integr@te course download)
  • PowerPoint 2003 recommended but not required.
  • Word processor able to write to .doc or .docx format
  • Email program able to send and receive email attachments
  • Acrobat Reader™ (free download)

Hardware

  • Windows or Macintosh computer able to download multimedia files
  • 8X DVD ROM Drive (recommended though not required)
  • Sound card and speakers
  • Adequate free disk space on your hard drive to allow for efficient operation of programs (Please allow approximately 5 GB of free space per online course. )

If you have questions, please call the Online Campus offices prior to enrollment in a distance learning course.

Compatability

Integr@te is designed to function effectively under both the Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems.*

Courses delivered in DVD format are DVD ROM disks designed for computer use and will not work in home or auto DVD / CD audio and video systems.

* Notes:

Older versions of Macintosh, prior to 10.6.8, are no longer supported in the newer version of Adobe Air, so you may need to download an older version.

Attention Mac 10.7.2 users: Adobe Air will not install on this version of the OS. Please update your Mac to version 10.7.3 prior to installation.

Important Notes

  • Students should not anticipate using public wi-fi hotspots for course downloads. The bandwidth is too limited and unpredictable to provide a good download experience. We recommend that students invest in dependable, high-speed home Internet services to ensure effective use of new online tools and systems. In 2013, no student should expect to be able to start and complete a graduate-level seminary degree without the necessary resources.

  • The Online Campus does not recommend, and cannot support, softward installation or use on work computers. These systems have typically been set up by the employer's IT department to serve the needs of the organization, not of our distance education program. We cannot warrant that our software will function effectively on work computers, and we will not make changes to your systems to solve installation or operational problems.

  • Each student should have his or her own individual email address suitable for seminary communications. We discourage husband and wife accounts, family accounts, or other shared email accounts when used for academic purposes. Our faculty and staff need to be able to communicate with you privately concerning educational matters. GMail, Yahoo and other services provide email addresses at no charge.

Get in Touch

Blake Kidney
Blake Kidney
Software Developer
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