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Civil and Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Program

Laptop Requirement

All incoming Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate students are required to purchase laptop computers.

These are the minimum requirements for laptops as of May 2014.


Processor Architecture

  • Intel® CoreTM  i3, i5, or i7 or AMD processor


  • 4.0 GB RAM or greater

Hard Drive

  • 200 GB or greater


  • Dedicated video card with hardware support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9 (or later)

Network Card


Operating System

  • Windows 7 or Windows 10
  • Mac users can use Boot Camp, VMware, VirtualBox, or Parallels.

Microsoft Office

  • WSU Provided