Students in the Emerging Media Arts Program are recommended to lease, purchase or have ready access to a laptop computer that meets or exceeds the specifications listed below. Students may choose between a Mac or PC platform.

Apple MacBook – Minimum Recommended Specifications

  • Model: 15‑inch MacBook Pro
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (4, 6, or 8 Cores)
  • Graphics: Radeon Pro with 4GB of Memory
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB

Windows Laptop – Minimum Recommended Specifications

  • Model: 15‑inch workstation class laptop
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (4, 6, or 8 Cores)
  • Graphics: Nvidia Quadro P2000 with 4GB of Memory (or comparable Radeon / GeForce card)
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB