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Architectural Technology
Laptop Delivery

You will be required to purchase a laptop computer and related software for use throughout the program.

The use of laptop computers is an integral part of this program. It will enhance your learning and competitiveness in the job market. This universal-access approach to learning is a shared one between students and the College. Laptop and software specifications will be provided to you by the College after you are accepted into the program to ensure the laptop complies with the program requirements.

Do not purchase a laptop until you have been accepted and registered in the program. 

Students in this program are required to bring their own laptop that meets or exceeds the following specifications:

1.  Intel Pentium 4 processor at minimum, and processor must be 64-bit. 32-bit is not suitable (strongly recommend an i5 or i7 processor)
2.  4 GB of ram (strongly recommend 64-bit with 8 GB of ram)
3.  Wireless N capability
4.  A network cable is needed at all times in the classrooms (approximately 5 feet or 1.5 meters).
5.  Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8 and 10 Professional (or Enterprise). Windows 7 or 8 and 10 Home or Starter Edition is not recommended
6.  Additional software will be provided. Installation will occur during class time using the network cable you supply not over the wireless network.

The College will also provide a detailed list of required software, network access, and help desk support if you require assistance. You will have on-campus access to e-mail, College networks, and the Internet.

Off-campus access to the Internet is the responsibility of the student.

Red River College endeavours to provide the most current version of all program and course information on this website. The College reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program, process, or procedure without notice or prejudice. Fees may change without notice.