For students taking remote courses the following is recommended/required.


Recommended (accommodates locally installed engineering software packages)

  • Laptop/Desktop running Windows 10
  • i7 Processor
  • 16GB RAM
  • 512GB Hard Disk Space (SSD or M2)
  • Discrete graphics
  • Webcam with microphone (required for Respondus Lockdown Browser)

Minimum (software used remotely installed in onsite teaching labs):

  • Windows 10/MAC OS (Note: some software packages do not offer a MAC version)
  • I5 Processor
  • 16GB RAM
  • 256GB Disk Space
  • Webcam with microphone (required for Respondus Lockdown Browser)

Course Requirements

  • Reliable internet connection (recommended minimum 5Mbps)
  • Zoom
    • Requires minimum 2Mbps download/6Mbps upload max)
  • Respondus Browser Plug-in
    • Requires download provided by UNT (download)
      • More information can be found here.

Software Requirements

Dependent upon individual course requirements (via remote access or available downloads).  Some titles used:

    • Microsoft Office
    • Matlab
    • Solidworks
    • Autodesk (CAD)
    • National Instruments (Labview)