Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Courses: Additional Requirements

Students should contact instructors for section specific requirements.

ART-144: Digital Photography

  • 3.1 MP Digital Camera
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop Pro
  • DVD drive for software installation

ART-150: Introduction to Digital Graphic Design

  • Adobe Illustrator (1 GB RAM minimum required to install)
  • DVD drive for software installation

ART-168: Digital Imaging

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop Pro
  • DVD drive for software installation

ART-250: Advanced Digital Graphic Design

  • Adobe Illustrator (1 GB RAM minimum required to install)
  • DVD drive for software installation

CIT-100: Computer Fundamentals & Applications

  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2010

CIT-109: Fundamentals of Programming with 3D Animation

  • 2GB hard disk space to download Alice 2.0 and Alice 3.0 (free software provided)
  • 512MB - 1GB RAM

CIT-111 (Grant, Turich): Introduction to Programming: Java

  • Java SE Development Kit - JDK 6 Update 14 or higher
  • JCreator or similar Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

CIT-111 (Wrigley): Introduction to Programming: Java

  • 5GB hard disk space to download Alice 3, Java JDK, and NetBeans IDE (free software provided)
  • 512MB - 1GB RAM
  • High-speed Internet preferred
  • Textbook is online, printer may be needed for hard copies

CIT-115: Information Technology: Hardware and Software

  • Microsoft Office

CIT-115 (Pauli): Information Technology: Hardware and Software

CIT-125: Web Development

CIT-140: Office Productivity Applications

  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft Access 2010

CIT-141: Word Processing

  • Microsoft Word 2010

CIT-142: Desktop Publishing Concepts

  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Publisher 2010

CIT-145: Programming in C

  • Microsoft Visual C++ Express Edition

CIT-180: Computer Forensics I

  • Windows XP or higher
  • MS Office 2003 or higher

CIT-181: Principles of Information Security

  • Windows XP or higher
  • MS Office 2003 or higher

CIT-206 (Lauer): Administrative Technologies and Procedures

  • Microsoft Office 2010

CIT-215: System Analysis and Design

  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Microsoft Project 2010 (available free for registered students)
  • Microsoft Visio 2012 (available free for registered students)

CIT-230: Database Systems

  • SQL Server 2008 (available free for registered students)
  • Microsoft Visio 2007 (available free for registered students)

CIT-280: Computer Forensics II

  • Windows XP or higher
  • MS Office 2003 or higher

CIT-281: Project in Computer Forensics

  • Windows XP or higher
  • MS Office 2003 or higher

CIT-602: Presentation Graphics: PowerPoint

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

CIT-604: Electronic Spreadsheets: Excel

  • Microsoft Excel 2010

CIT-606: Database Management: Access

  • Microsoft Access 2010

CIT-608: Desktop Publishing

  • Microsoft Publisher 2010

CIT-615: Computer Applications in Healthcare

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

CIT-620: Development of Web Page Using Web Authoring Software

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

CIT-641:  Computer Information Security

  • Windows XP or higher
  • MS Office 2003 or higher

DIT-103: Nutrition Assessment

  • Diet Analysis Plus (bundled with new textbooks)

DIT-106: Fundamentals of Nutrition

  • Diet Analysis Plus (bundled with new textbooks)

DIT-114: Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • Diet Analysis Plus (bundled with new textbooks)

EDU-202: Instructional Technology

  • Microsoft Office XP or 2003
  • Windows Movie Maker

PHL-101: Introduction to Philosophy

  • Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer

PHL-103: Logic

  • Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer

PHL-111: Religions of the World

  • Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer

PHL-155: Ethics

  • Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer

PHL-160: Business Ethics

  • Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer

SET-105: Technical Computing

  • Microsoft Excel 2003 or higher
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or higher
  • Mathcad 14 (for purchase through the Allegheny Campus Bookstore)

THE-154: Introduction to Cinema

  • DVD, VCR, Blu-ray or other system capable of showing older and newer films in various formats