The computer requirements for Fine Arts provide students the tools necessary to explore their interests and expand their versatility as an artist.
All Fine Arts students are required to have an Apple laptop computer by the beginning of their freshman year. Computers are used by fine art majors throughout their academic career.
Requirements for Fine Art students (as of Fall 2013) are:
Minimum configuration for computer:
Recommended configuration for computer:
Minimum Required software for Fine Arts:
Check to see if your renters insurance will cover accidental damage, or contact these companies:
Please contact the Fine Arts Faculty or Academic computing before using alternatives.
Contact your advisor or Academic Computing if you have any questions.
Visit the Technology Requirements page for the complete list of computer and technology requirements by department.
Students who wish to expand their computers should look into options for more RAM or Storage.
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Stephanie Pierce, BFA, Painting and Printmaking '96 - “Lesley University gave me the time and space to learn, grow, and develop, and to pay attention to the language of my medium and make it my own.”
Danielle Kelly, Fine Arts Major, Class of 2013 -“When you become engaged in a project, professors and other students become engaged alongside you. That’s the nature of Lesley University. People rally around you.”