Laboratory Animal Science Program Computer Standards

These computer standards are sefothe incoming students August 2017. Each student must have a personal lap tocomputecapable of running thnecessary software anapplications usein our curriculum. Thstandards listebelow are thminimunecessarfor a student to successfully participatithLAS Master’s Program.


All computer related support, troubleshooting, and updates will be the student's responsibility; it is highly suggested that a service plan be purchased.


If you are eligible fofederal student aid anyoprovide requireinformation, you may be able to increase your financial aid budgetbe reimburseovethe academic year fothe cost oyour computer. Please contacthe Officof Financial Aid o757-446-5804.


Ø  Laptop

NOTE: Netbooks, iPadand other tablets arnot viablchoices to fulfill the computing requirements.

o   Processor: minimuduacore

o   RAM: minimum 4GB

o   60 GB Sata Hard Drive or greater

o   ScreeResolution1024x768

o   Either an internal CD/DVD drive or an external USB CD/DVD drive

o   Wireless card that supports 802.11 a/b/g/n (additional support for 802.11ac is preferred)

Ø  Operating System

o   Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 (3o6bitHome Premiuohigher is recommended

o   MAC OSX 10.8.x, 10.10.4 or 10.11 will likely work

§  MAC Operating Systems are not officially supported at EVMS

Ø  Browser

o   PC: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9 and Mozilla Firefox

o   MAC: Safari version9.0.3 ohigher and Mozilla Firefox


Ø  Other Items

o   less than 2 years old computer is strongly suggested

o   A warranty and servicplamatching the duration of the program

o   MicrosofOffic2010 Standard Edition or Higher


o   External Storage devicfor datbackup



Computing Requirement Questions??Contact Mr. Kyle Zeltmann at