The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Technical Requirements

Minimum Technical Requirements:

  1. Access to Email and the Internet
  2. Internet browser: Internet Explorer version 5.5 or greater, Netscape 6.2 or greater, or another equivalent level of browser.
  3. Current version of an operating system, a word processing package, a spreadsheet package, presentation software, and the Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com/downloads )
  4. Microphone for group presentations; the web camera is optional
  5. Since this course involves sending and receiving large files of information and meeting online, you will find that a high speed Internet connection is advantageous.


Blackboard Requirements: 

Listed Below are the Blackboard supported browser information
Windows Operating System and Browsers
  • Windows 7 and IE8, IE7, Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
  • Windows Vista IE8 or IE7, Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
  • Windows XP and IE8, IE7, Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
Macintosh Operating System and Browsers
  • Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard and Safari 4.0, Safari 3.x or Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
  • Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard and Safari 4.0 or Safari 3.x or Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
  • Mac OSX 10.4 Tiger and Safari 4.0 or Safari 3.x or Firefox 3.6 or Firefox 3.5.x
Java 6 update 13 is the only supported JRE