Equipment and Laptop Needs

Department of Journalism Requirements

A MacBook Pro is required for all journalism majors.

As of August 2017, these are the technical specifications to run the Adobe Creative Suite:

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • MacOS X v10.10, v10.11 or v10.12
  • 16GB of RAM (8GB is Min)
  • 500GB Hard drive and a External Storage drive.
  • 8GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation
  • 1280x800 display (1920x1080 or larger recommended)
  • Sound card compatible with Apple Core Audio

Additional software will be required at the course professor’s discretion.