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  • Construction Management Student Resources

    Your information source for current students in the Construction Management program.

  • The Construction Management program requires junior-level students to have access to laptop computers in the curriculum coursework. All CM majors who enroll in CM 230 Construction Estimating I, which is generally at the beginning of the junior year, will be required to purchase and utilize laptop computers in their CM coursework. CM 230 is the beginning of a 4-semester sequence of courses where laptops will be required for their junior and senior years. Freshman and sophomore level CM courses are exempt from this requirement.

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    System requirements for AutoCAD 2016

    Operating System

    • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1 Enterprise
    • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
    • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
    • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

    Requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling


    • 8 GB RAM or greater

    Disk Space

    • 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements

    Display Card

    • 1600x1050 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.


    • 64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling.

    CPU Type

    • Minimum Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 64 processor


    • For 32-bit AutoCAD 2016: 2 GB (3 GB recommended)
    • For 64-bit AutoCAD 2016: 4 GB (8 GB recommended)

    Display Resolution

    • 1024x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color

    Display Card

    • Windows display adapter capable of 1024x768 with True Color capabilities. DirectX® 9 or DirectX 11 compliant card recommended.
    • Disk Space
    • Installation 6.0 GB
    • Pointing Device
    • MS-Mouse compliant device
    • Media (DVD)
    • Download and installation from DVD
    • Browser
    • Windows Internet Explorer® 9.0 (or later)
    • .NET Framework
    • .NET Framework Version 4.5
    • Network
    • Deployment via Deployment Wizard.
    • The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.
    • Either Microsoft® or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.
    • In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 Server editions.
    • Citrix® XenApp™ 6.5 FP1, Citrix® XenDesktop™ 5.6.