Technical Requirements

Get information about the technical specifications needed to be a successful Engineering Online student.

Minimum Specifications

  • NC State has recommended minimum specifications for computers that are generally used for courses.
  • Mediasite viewing requirements:
  • It is highly recommended that you have a digital scanner with a resolution of at least 300 dpi to scan homework assignments done on paper and submit them to your instructor. All assignments must be submitted electronically.
  • All online students must have access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection.  A quick way to test your system is to view a lecture from the sample catalog.  If you are able to smoothly stream the sample lectures, your computer meets the minimum requirements to access our online courses.