Computer Specs

Get your computer up to code for USJ's rigorous School of Pharmacy curriculum.

The pace of USJ's Pharmacy program is highly demanding and rigorous, so having the right computer to aid you in your studies is essential.

The following recommended computer configurations will ensure your computer will handle the requirements of the program.

There are two basic choices of computer operating systems, Apple Macintosh or Microsoft Windows. USJ is primarily a Microsoft Windows environment. However, there are many Macs in use across the institution. Your choice can be based on your personal preference.

Please Note: Students must use a laptop, not an iPad or Tablet, for exams. Tablets are permitted during the lecture for note taking.

Recommendations for Windows Computers:

OPERATING SYSTEM:

  • Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP3 or Windows 7 (any version).
  • Up-to-date antivirus and antispyware software is required. Any of the popular commercial Internet protection software is acceptable. There are also some excellent free antivirus/antispyware solutions available including, but not limited to the following:

HARDWARE RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Minimum processor speed: 2.0 GHz or above
  • Memory (RAM): 2 GB RAM minimum (4 GB or more is highly recommended)
  • 160 GB or larger Hard Drive
  • 8x CD/DVD +RW
  • Integrated 802.11 g wireless adapter

Recommendations for Apple Computers:

Operating System:

  • Mac OS X 10.5x or higher

Hardware recommendations:

  • Minimum processor speed: 2.0 GHz or above
  • Memory (RAM): 2 GB RAM minimum (4 GB or more is highly recommended)
  • 160 GB or larger Hard Drive
  • Optical Drive – SD8x DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-RW/CD-RW
  • Integrated Airport (wireless) card
  • Antivirus software is strongly recommended

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