Is your tech up to speed?

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Join the movement!

Starting in the fall of 2024, all students at LaSalle College must attend classes with their own laptops, meeting the minimum required specifications listed below.

This modernized approach aims to optimize your educational experience while contributing to a more sustainable environment. LCI Education invites you to step into a modern, sustainable era tailored to your unique educational journey.

LCI Education invests in the most advanced technologies to ensure an exceptional learning experience. Since its inception, LaSalle College has been a pioneer in innovation, continually renewing itself to stay at the cutting edge of technology, regardless of the program.

Welcome to a new era of learning!

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What are the benefits of this initiative?

This approach demonstrates our commitment to providing you with a flexible and autonomous education, while adhering to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which LCI Education supports.


Flexibility at your fingertips

Using your own device offers many advantages:

  • Enhanced familiarity: Work with a tool you know well, increasing productivity and personalizing your learning.
  • Mobility: Enjoy the freedom to study from anywhere, thanks to our remote and hybrid learning models.
  • Escape hardware constraints: Less dependence on traditional physical equipment.

An enhanced learning experience

Access the latest educational software and tools through cloud-based services:

  • Always up-to-date resources: Ensure access to the latest resources needed for your academic journey.
  • Personalization: Configure your device according to your educational goals and preferences.

A community dedicated to sustainability

By participating in this initiative, you contribute to environmental sustainability:

  • Reduction of electronic waste: Decrease the demand for physical equipment and electronic waste.
  • Eco-friendly technologies: Keep your device updated and optimally performing.
  • RReduced carbon footprint: Take some courses online to minimize travel to the campus.
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List of programs by computer category

To ensure your success, we have developed a detailed checklist of technical requirements. Make sure your device meets these requirements by consulting this list.


Standard

  • Accounting and Management Technology
  • Arts, Literature and Communication - Option in Arts
  • Arts, Literature and Communication - Option in Media
  • Business Management
  • Business Management - Profile in Creative Industries Management
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Executive Assistant
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Marketing - Buyer’s Profile
  • Fashion Styling
  • Project Management
  • Hotel Management Technique
  • Managing Senior-Citizen Homes
  • Media Strategies and Advertising
  • Operations and Production Management
  • Residential Real Estate Broker
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Social Sciences
  • Special Care Counselling
  • Tourism
  • Tourism Techniques - Option in Development and Promotion of Travel Products
  • Transportation Logistics

Creativity PC

  • 3D Animation for Television and Cinema
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Computer Science Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Information Technology Programmer-Analyst
  • Interior Design
  • Network Management
  • Photography

High-Performance

  • Fashion Design
  • Game and Level Design
  • Technical Clothing Designer
  • Video Editing
  • Video Game 3D Modeling

Technology requirements by computer category

Standard

Minimum:

PC:

  • Intel Core i5 processor or equivalent 
  • 8 GB of RAM or more
  • 512 GB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions).

MAC:

It has been determined that a Windows PC is required for your program. If you plan to use a Mac, you may need to configure your Mac laptop to run software on Windows.

Recommanded:

PC:

  • Intel Core i7 processor or equivalent
  • 12 GB of RAM or more
  • 512 GB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions).

MAC:

It has been determined that a Windows PC is required for your program. If you plan to use a Mac, you may need to configure your Mac laptop to run software on Windows.

 

Creativity

Minimum:

PC:

  • Intel Core i7 processor or equivalent
  • 16 GB of RAM or more
  • 512 GB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • NVIDIA RTX GPU or an equivalent graphics card /span>
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions).

MAC:

  • Macbook Air
  • M2
  • 8GB Ram
  • 512 GB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)

Recommanded:

PC:

  • Intel Core i7 processor or equivalent 
  • 32 GB of RAM or more
  • 1TB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • NVIDIA  RTX 2050 (or superior) or AMD equivalent
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions). 

MAC:

  • Macbook Pro
  • M2
  • 16 GB Ram
  • 1TB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive) 

 

High performance (optional)

Minimum:

PC:

  • Intel Core i7 processor or equivalent 
  • 16 GB of RAM or more
  • 1TB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • NVIDIA RTX 2060 (or superior) or AMD equivalent
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions).

Note: It has been determined that your study program requires a particularly powerful computer. We understand that such specifications can lead to significant costs. Therefore, it is acceptable to use a computer from the "Creativity PC" category and to utilize the technological solutions that the College will implement to work around the limitations of your machine.

Recommanded:

PC:

  • Intel Core i7 processor or equivalent 
  • 64 GB of RAM or more
  • 2TB or larger SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • NVIDIA 3080RTX GPU or AMD equivalent
  • Windows 11 (Home, Education, or Pro versions).

Note: It has been determined that your study program requires a particularly powerful computer. We understand that such specifications can lead to significant costs. Therefore, it is acceptable to use a computer from the "Creativity PC" category and to utilize the technological solutions that the College will implement to work around the limitations of your machine.

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