Online Course Requirements

The following is a list of the hardware and software requirements that are required by each course. These requirements are in addition to the General Online Requirements identified on the Distance Learning home page. The Hours Per Week column defines the approximate hours required of a student each week in order to be successful. Please check with your instructor for specific versions of the software applications required (for example, Microsoft Office 2010).

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Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
ACA 111
College Student Success
8 Weeks: 6
16 Weeks: 3
Access code for online textbook supplements
Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer
ACC 120
Principles of Financial Accounting
15-20 Fall & Spring
20-25 Summer
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft Office
MyPearsonLab access code required for all assignments.
ACC 121
Principles of Managerial Accounting
10-15 Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft Office
Access code purchased for ACC 120
ACC 131
Federal Income Taxes
10-15 H&R Block At Home (Premium & Business) included with text. Students will need to use the current edition of the text.
ACC 150
Accounting Software
10 Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel
Latest version of QuickBooks Pro Accounting Software (accompanied with the text). You cannot use a MAC with Quickbooks.
WinZip archiving utility
ACC 180
Practices in Bookkeeping
10 Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel
WinZip archiving utility
ANT 210 General Anthropology 9 General requirements
ART 111
Art Appreciation
8-10 Students will need Java installed in order to access the Virtual Classroom function of Blackboard. The Java Runtime Environment for Windows can be downloaded at the following URL: http://www.java.com
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 9 General requirements
BIO 111 General Biology I 9 General requirements
BIO 112 General Biology II 9 General requirements
BIO 130 Introductory Zoology 9 General requirements
BIO 168  Anatomy & Physiology I 9 General requirements. Proctored Midterm and Final Exam: Prior approval is required for external proctors.
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 9 General requirements. Proctored Midterm and Final Exam: Prior approval is required for external proctors.
BUS 110  Introduction to Business 6 Microsoft Word
BUS 115  Business Law I 9 Microsoft Word
Webcam and computer microphone
BUS 116 Business Law II 9 Microsoft Word
BUS 125  Personal Finance 6 Microsoft Word
A financial calculator such as the Texas Instrument BAII PLUS recommended. Microsoft Excel can be used in lieu of a financial calculator.
BUS 225 Business Finance 8-10 Microsoft Word
A financial calculator such as the Texas Instrument BAII PLUS recommended. Microsoft Excel can be used in lieu of a financial calculator.
BUS 240 Business Ethics 6 Microsoft Word

Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
CHM 090 Chemistry Concepts 12 General requirements
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 9 General requirements
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 8-10 3.5 gigabytes of available disk space for software installations
Microsoft Windows XP SP3 or Windows 7
Microsoft Office 2010 Professional (includes Access)
NOTE: Some computers come preloaded with Microsoft Works which includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and database. Microsoft Works IS NOT compatible with Microsoft Office 2010. Microsoft Works can not be substituted for Microsoft Office 2010 in order to take CIS110.
myItLab only runs on Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer version 10 must be run in compatibility mode. The myITlab testing and training application is not supported under Netscape, America Online®, or open source browsers such as Mozilla, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Apple Safari at this time.
CIS 115 Introduction to Programming & Logic 5 Operating System Requirements: Windows 7, Vista, XP, or 2000
Microsoft Office and a recent version of Netscape Communicator or Internet Explorer
Intel Pentium II or higher processor
A VGA graphics card capable of high(32 bit) color and 1024×768 resolution (3D video card recommended)
1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended) and a sound card
250MB of available disk space
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 10 Microsoft Office
CJC 112 Criminology 10 Microsoft Office
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 10 Microsoft Office
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 10 Microsoft Office
CJC 131 Criminal Law 10 Microsoft Office
CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations 10 Microsoft Office
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 8-10 Students must have access to a camcorder with the video and audio capability to be downloaded to a DVD-R (NOT +R)
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication 8-10 General requirements
CSC 134 C++ Programming 5 Microsoft Word
A C++ compiler
CTS 130 Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation 8-10 General requirements
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre 8-10 General requirements

Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 9 Fall & Spring
14 Summer
Microsoft Powerpoint
Proctored Final Exam: Prior approval is required for external proctors.
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 9 Fall & Spring
14 Summer
Microsoft Powerpoint
Proctored Final Exam: Prior approval is required for external proctors.
EDU 119 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 8-12 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Community 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 144 Child Development I 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 145 Child Development II 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 184 Early Childhood Intro Pract (Hybrid Class) 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 216 Foundations in Education 8-12 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, and Twos 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 235 School Age Development and Program 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 271 Educational Technology 8-12 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone Pract (Hybrid Class) 6-9 General requirements
Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer.  Recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader. Recent versions of an Internet browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer (Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 11-15 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 231 American Literature I 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 232 American Literature II 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 241 British Literature I 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 242 British Literature II 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 261 World Literature I 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
ENG 262 World Literature II 8-10 General requirements
Microsoft Powerpoint or the Powerpoint Viewer
(Check with your online instructor if you just need the PowerPoint view or if you need the full application.)
EPT 120 through EPT 275 3-5 Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
A recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader.
Recent versions of a minimum of two Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
Windows operating system such as Windows 7 or newer.
A CD/ROM drive and multi-media capability.
Webcam and microphone.If you are not sure if your computer meets these requirements or if you have questions, please contact the Coastal Carolina Community College Help Desk at (910) 938-6123.
FIP 120 through FIP 252 3-5 with the following exceptions:
FIP 144 requires 4-6
FIP 230 requires 6-10
FIP 232 requires 5-8
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
A recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF file reader.
Recent versions of a minimum of two Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
Windows operating system such as Windows 7 or newer.
A CD/ROM drive and multi-media capability.
Webcam and microphone.If you are not sure if your computer meets these requirements or if you have questions, please contact the Coastal Carolina Community College Help Desk at (910) 938-6123.

 

Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness 6-9 General requirements
HEA 120 Community Health 6-9 General requirements
HIS 115 Introduction to Global History 9 General requirements
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 9 General requirements
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 9 General requirements
HIS 131 American History I 9 General requirements
HIS 132 American History II 9 General requirements
LEX 110 Introduction to Paralegal Study General requirements
MAT 115 Mathematical Models 12 Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Students must be able to take 2 to 5 proctored exams.
Students must purchase a new textbook containing web based supplements.
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 9 Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Students must be able to take 2 to 5 proctored exams.
Students must purchase a new textbook containing web based supplements.
MAT 161 College Algebra 9 Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
A Texas Instruments TI83, TI83 Plus, or TI84 calculator
Students must be able to take 2 to 5 proctored exams.
Students must purchase a new textbook containing web based supplements.
MKT 123 Fundamentals of Selling 6 Microsoft Office
Students will need a set of video cases from the Learning Resource Center (Library)
MKT 223 Customer Service 6 Microsoft Word
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 8-10 A high speed Internet connection (Cable or DSL) is highly recommended to complete this course online. A dial-up Internet connection is not recommended. A sound card and speakers are needed because listening to music is a class requirement.
You will need to have or purchase “Total Access” code from the publisher website.
Tablets cannot be used.
Firefox, Chrome and Safari are recommended. Other browsers may not work properly. You need to know how to adjust your browser settings to upload and run the mixed-media content (i.e., disable firewalls and pop-up blockers) and you should have the most recent version of Flash.
NET 110 Networking Concepts 5 Microsoft Office
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 5 Microsoft Windows 7
Fedora Linux operating system
Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
OST 131 Keyboarding 5 Microsoft Word 2013
OST 134 Text Entry & Formatting 5 Microsoft Word 2013
OST 142 Medical Terms II – Medical Office 9 General requirements
OST 236 Advanced Word/Information Processing 6-8 Microsoft Word 2013
OST 241 Medical Office Transcription I 10 General requirements
OST 248 Medical Office Transcription II 10 General requirements
POL 120 American Government 9 General requirements
POL 130 State & Local Government 6-9 General requirements
PSY 150 General Psychology 9 Microsoft Office 2003 or higher
PSY 211 Psychology of Adjustment 9 General requirements
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 9 Microsoft Office 2003 or higher
PSY 243 Child Psychology 9 General requirements
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 9 Microsoft Office 2003 or higher

Course ID & Title Approximate Hours
Per Week
Hardware Software Requirements
REL 211 Intro to Old Testament 10 General requirements
REL 212 Intro to New Testament 8-10 General requirements
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 9 General requirements
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 9 Microsoft Office 2003 or higher
SOC 220 Social Problems 9 General requirements
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish (Online + Hybrid) 8-12 (Online)
6.5-10.5 (Hybrid)
A reliable computer
Webcam
Sound card & speakers
Good quality computer microphone
Computer printer
High speed modem (Cable or DSL)
Dependable Internet Service Provider (ISP)
Working Email address
Wimba Voice plug-in (link will be provided)
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 3 General requirements
WEB 120 Introduction Internet Multimedia 5 Adobe Flash Professional current version.
WEB 140 Web Development Tools Adobe Dreamweaver current version.
WEB 289 Internet Technologies Project 5 Adobe Dreamweaver current version.
WEB 250 Database Driven Web Sites 4-5 Adobe Dreamweaver current version. Other free software to be installed on student computers during course lessons include, MySQL, Apache, and PHP. (note the “other” software will be part of an early lesson and not needed prior to class starting)