The Internet allows students to take a course online at home using a personal computer. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is a requirement for online courses.
A computer with at least 32 MB recommended and a CD-Rom. PC with Windows 95 (later version), 98, or NT, or a Power Macintosh running System 8.4 or higher. If your machine is not already connected to a network and has an IP address, you need a modem to dial into your campus modem pool or an Internet Service Provider to obtain an IP address and to be connected to the Internet. You should have at least a 28.8 - kbps modem. You will need a browser to allow you to view the WWW (e.g. Netscape Navigator 4.0 or higher, or Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher)
It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/its/email/