Prior to enrollment (after acceptance) into the photography and intermedia program, WMU students are required to purchase a Macintosh laptop computer and software necessary to complete the sequence of courses. The software will include programs for photo management, manipulation, editing, and workflow. It will also include the standard office package (the University will provide virus protection). The computer, with the additionally purchased software, will be used in courses throughout the remainder of the degree program. For more details on the latest requirements, please read the required purchase letter.