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Fowler School of Engineering

Computer Recommendations

» Computing Recommendations

As a Fowler Engineering student, your computer will be an essential tool for your coursework and should meet the following minimum requirements:

Macs

  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Quad-Core Core i5 processor or higher
  • Main Memory: 16GB RAM or higher
  • Hard Drive: 512GB Solid State Drive (SSD) or larger
  • Wireless Networking: 802.11 a/g/n/ac
  • Wired Networking (optional): 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Operating System: MacOS Mojave or higher

A USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter is recommended for newer machines that do not support a standard USB-A port.

Windows

  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Quad-Core Core i5 processor or higher
  • Main Memory: 16GB RAM or higher
  • Hard Drive: 512GB Solid State Drive (SSD) or larger
  • Wireless Networking: 802.11 a/g/n/ac
  • Wired Networking (optional): 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional or higher

 

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If you have any questions, contact us at engineering@chapman.edu

Chapman-Provided Software


Chapman’s Information Systems & Technology office provides software licenses for students.You can view the list of available options on IS&T’s Software page

Keck Center for Science and Engineering


Keck Center at Chapman University

The Keck Center is the home of Fowler Engineering and where you will take classes, research and collaborate.