School of Journalism and Graphic Communication students will be completing class exercises
and producing content using devices off campus. Students may utilize computers provided
by the University during class times as well as the School of Journalism and Graphic
Communication library, however you may not be able to complete all assignments if
you rely solely on university owned equipment and software.
It is recommended that students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations,
Journalism, and Graphic Design should purchase a personal laptop prior to enrolling
in Basic Computer Operations (GRA 1433).
Students who are enrolled in classes online will be assigned licenses for appropriate
software; however, students not enrolled online will have to purchase appropriate
software for their personal laptops to use off campus.
Prior to purchasing a personal laptop, students should ensure that it meets all of
the requirements listed below. The School of Journalism and Graphic Communication
recommends that students purchase an Apple MacBook Pro Laptop.