Minimum Technology Requirements

Minimum Technology Requirements

Apollos is a distant education university that takes advantage of the power of the Internet.  All classes are taught online using the Online Campus (Moodle platform).  Therefore, the following outlines the required and recommended computer hardware/software each student will need in order to attend Apollos.


1. Internet accessibility

2. E-mail address

3. Computer hardware minimal requirement: Windows 7 hardware requirement

   a. 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor*

   b. 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

   c. 20GB hard drive (or larger)

   d. DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher drive

   e. USB Digital Web Camera (or built in)

   f. 56.6 kbps modem and Internet service (Recommend DSL or Cable service)

4. Software:

   a. Windows 7 or more current version

   b. Microsoft Office 2000 or more current version with Microsoft Word

   c. Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 11 or equivalent

   d. A current anti-virus application

   e. Download free Acrobat Reader, PowerPoint Reader, and Windows Media Player

5. Recommended:

   a. Inkjet or laser printer