e-Learning Services

Computer System Requirements for Blackboard

Students must have access to a full desktop/laptop computer operating system

Accessing online courses from a tablet or other mobile device is not sufficient to perform certain Blackboard functions.  LCSC has established the following technology requirements for students taking online courses.

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 Computer System Information



Internet Connection High-speed internet, such as DSL or cable
Hardware Webcam with Microphone is recommended
Windows Operating System

Minimum requirements:

  • Windows 7
  • 800-MHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 2 GB of RAM
Mac Operating System

Minimum requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.6
  • Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • 2 GB of RAM

More Information

The e-Learning Student Handbook has more information about technology requirements.

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