Online Course Specific Requirements

The required technology detailed below can be obtained via the links provided, from the Schoolcraft Bookstore, or from other retailers. 

The following online courses have specific requirements in addition to the general computer system requirements:

Requirements for On-campus Assessments

  • CUL 102 - Although not a requirement of CUL 102, the National Restaurant Association Sanitation Certification Exam will be given on campus.
  • MATH 047 requires 5 proctored exams.
  • MATH 053 requires 6 proctored exams.
  • MATH 101 requires 4 proctored exams.
  • MATH 111 requires 5 proctored exams.
  • MATH 113 requires 5 proctored exams.
  • MATH 122 requires 2 proctored exams.
  • MATH 126 requires 5 proctored exams.

Software Requirements

  • CIS 120 requires Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365 with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access (not Office Web Apps).
  • CIS 129 requires PYTHON 3.4.2 or above (can be downloaded free).
  • CIS 172 requires software capable of reading PDF files and a desktop or laptop computer running a desktop operating system. Tablets and Chromebooks will not work with portions of this course. The course also requires an updated, current version of Google Chrome, Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox.
  • CIS 178 requires that you have a 64-bit Windows operating system already installed, 2-core processor (4-core processor recommended), Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5 processor families recommended, 6GB system memory (RAM) (8GB recommended), and 50GB available storage.
  • CIS180 requires Microsoft Excel 2019 or Office 365 with Excel.
  • CIS 211 requires one of the following freely available integrated development environments (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio or Xcode.
  • CIS 221 requires one of the following freely available integrated development environments (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio or Xcode.
  • CIS 225 requires Microsoft Access 2019 or Office 365 with Access.
  • EDUC 205, EDUC 240, and SPE 100/EDUC 200 require a LiveText Account.  LiveText is a browser-based e-portfolio and assessment management web application.  The system may be used for submitting assignments, accessing criteria and rubrics, receiving feedback, archiving work and creating an e-portfolio.  Purchasing LiveText is done through the Schoolcraft College bookstore.  If you’ve already purchased LiveText for another course, you can use the same account for any course that requires it for up to 5 years.
  • MATH 101 highly recommends the purchase of a TI-30XS multi calculator.
  • MATH 122 requires the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • OIS 100 uses software that comes with the textbook that only runs on Windows PCs. Mac users will need Windows emulation.
  • OIS 165 requires Microsoft Office 2016.
  • OIS 265 requires Microsoft Office 2013.
  • PHYS 104 requires students to download and install the NAAP Labs Application.

Equipment Requirements

  • BIOL 100 requires the purchase and use of a Carolina Biological Lab Kit. Students will purchase a voucher for the kit at the Schoolcraft Bookstore. This course requires you to submit assignments containing photographs that you have taken. This can be accomplished with a device capable of taking a picture such as a digital camera or cell phone.
  • BUS 120 requires you to submit a digital video of a sales presentation. This can be accomplished with a device capable of recording digital video such as a web or digi-cam.
  • CIS 115 requires you to submit assignments containing photographs that you have taken. This can be accomplished with a device capable of taking a picture such as a digital camera or cell phone.
  • CHEM 104 requires the purchase and use of a Carolina Biological Lab Kit. Students will purchase a voucher for the kit at the Schoolcraft Bookstore. This course requires you to submit assignments containing photographs that you have taken. This can be accomplished with a device capable of taking a picture such as a digital camera or cell phone.
  • COMA 103 requires you to submit digital video of speeches. This can be accomplished with a device capable of recording digital video such as a webcam.
  • ENG 100 requires you to submit oral presentations. You will need access to a computer with a microphone and speakers (internal, external, or headset). The use of a headset is highly recommended.
  • ENG 116 requires you to submit digital video of oral presentations. This can be accomplished with a device capable of recording digital video such as a webcam.
  • FR 101 requires a microphone and either speakers or a headset.  A webcam is required, either built-in or installed separately.
  • FR 102 requires a microphone and either speakers or a headset. A webcam is required, either built-in or installed separately.
    MATH 122 highly recommends the purchase of a TI-83 or -84 calculator.
  • MATH 126 highly recommends the purchase of a TI-83 or -84 calculator.
  • MT 108 requires Wav foot pedal and a headset.
  • SPAN 101 requires a microphone and either speakers or a headset. A webcam is required, either built-in or installed separately.
  • SPAN 102 requires a microphone and either speakers or a headset.