Computer & Software Requirements
Courses at SOVA are taught on an OSX platform.
The minimum laptop requirements are as follows for Studio Art, Visual Communication Design and the MFA Program:
- 15 in Macbook Pro
- 15 in (diagonal) LED-backlit widescreen display
- 2.3 GHZ
- 4 GB memory
- 500 GB hard drive
The cost of the Macbook can range from $1799 - $2799, depending on the specifications.
These are minimum requirements. A laptop with higher specifications is optional but may result in faster computer performance.
Art History Majors: You are required to follow the University minimum computing requirements. However you may find it beneficial to purchase a Macbook for use in your foundation studio art class.
Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (student edition)
This subscription will provide updated software requirements for Foundations of Art and Design courses. The cost of this subscription is $29.99 a month with a 1 year commitment.