Laptop recommendations by College and Major

PC = Windows based laptop; MAC = Macintosh  
   
College/Major Laptop
   
Art  
Art Education, Studio Art Mac
Graphic Design Mac required
   
Biology  
Allied Health, Cell and Molecular, Cytotechnology PC or Mac
Ecology, Environmental Science, Life Science PC or Mac
Medical Technology, Pre-Physical Therapy PC or Mac
   
Business  
Accounting, Economics, Finance PC
Marketing PC or Mac
Business Administration, Human Resources Mgt PC required
Management Information Systems PC required
   
Chemistry  
Chemistry, Chemistry Teaching PC
Environmental Science, Biochemistry PC
   
Communication Studies PC or Mac
   
Computer Science - Rochester Campus Mac
Computer Science - Winona Campus
 Computer Science, Applied Computer Science  PC
Education - Rochester  iPad only
Education - Winona
Counselor Education PC or Mac
Elementary Education, Special Education PC or Mac
Recreation and Tourism Mac
   
Engineering - Composite materials engineering PC
   
English  
Language and Literature, Applied Linguistics PC or Mac
Writing PC or Mac
Teaching English as a second language PC or Mac
   
Environmental science  
Biology option, Chemistry option PC
Geoscience option PC
Foreign Languages  
French, German, Spanish PC
Geoscience  
Classical Geology PC or Mac
Applied Hydrogeology, Water Resources Mgt PC or Mac
   
History
History, Social Science/History teaching PC or Mac
Paralegal, Law and Society PC or Mac
   
Mass Communication  
Advertising, Public Relations Mac
Broadcasting MAC required
Journalism, Photojournalism Mac
   
Mathematics  
Mathematics PC
Statistics option PC or Mac
   
Music  
Music Education, Music/Liberal Arts Mac
Music Business, Music Performance Mac
   
Nursing and Health sciences  
Nursing, Nursing-RN option PC or Mac
Health promotion- Community Health PC
Health Promotion- School Health Teaching PC
Social Work PC or Mac
Exercise and Rehabilitative Science PC
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation PC
Exercise Science, Movement Science PC
   
Political Science  
Political Science-General PC or Mac
Political Science-International Studies PC or Mac
Public Administration PC or Mac
   
Physics, Physics option 1 PC or Mac
   
Psychology  
Option A, Option B PC or Mac
   
Science and Engineering  
Airway Science/Aviation PC
   
Sociology  
Criminal Justice PC or MAC
Sociology PC or MAC
   
Theatre Arts- Theatre Mac