:: Self-paced Courses


Computer Requirements

Our online courses require the following hardware and system software:

  • Personal Computer (Windows or Macintosh) with:
    • Sound card
    • Speakers and/or headphones
    • Internet connection

Browser Information

Blackboard Officially Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Firefox 3.6
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari

Please follow this link to read more information about supported browsers:


Set the following preferences on your browser:

  • Enable Cookies
  • Enable JavaScript
  • Enable Style Sheets

Note: These are the default settings in most browsers. If you have not changed these settings before, then the browser should be set to have cookies, JavaScript, and style sheets enabled. Consult the help file in your browser to adjust these settings.

Browser Plug-Ins

You will need to have the following plug-ins installed in your computer:

Screen Resolution

Our courses are best viewed with a color monitor set at a minimum screen resolution of 800 x 600 pixels.

Screen resolution settings can be adjusted in the display options for Windows users and in the control panel for the Macintosh.

If you are having problems adjusting your settings, consult your operating system manual.