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    Recommended hardware and software for graphic and visual communication design:

    Apple Macintosh is the standard computing platform in professional graphic design practice. It will be a great advantage to you to have your own computer. There is tremendous demand on our Macintosh labs during the school year. The Computing and Engineering building has wireless networks throughout and Ethernet ports are available. The Art building has a Macintosh Multimedia Digital Lab open to the University population.

    Below are computer hardware and software suggestions:

    First choice:
    Apple MacBook Pro

    Second choice:
    Apple MacBook

    The primary software we use is the Adobe Creative Suite 5.
    One source for hardware and software is the University Bookstore Computer Sales department 509.359.4228.

    Contact Information

    Engineering & Design
    319G Computing & Engineering Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6254
    fax: 509.359.6420

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