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LEAP Program Technology Requirements

Technology immersion is an important component of the learning process both inside and outside the classroom. To ensure consistent implementation of technology in this program, students will be required to have a laptop and a standard set of software applications. Students may utilize a previously owned laptop if it meets our minimum requirements.


· MacBook with OS X (10.6+) or PC Laptop with Windows 7
Minimum Requirements:

  • 2.0 GHz Intel Processor
  • 2 GB SDRAM
  • 200 GB Hard Drive
  • DVD-writable Drive
  • Wireless Card
  • Two USB Ports
  • Built-in speaker and microphone
  • Built-in camera (optional)
  • Ethernet port
  • Laptop manufacturer protection plan (optional – but highly recommended)


· MS Office 2011 (for Mac) or MS Office 2010 (for PC) Home and Student

Hardware and software meeting the minimum requirements may be purchased through the LMU bookstore (http://www.lmu.edu/bookstore) and the bookstore’s software partner JourneyEd


Revised: May 2011