May 21, 2018
This program is offered jointly by the departments of Computer Science and Mathematics .
Candidates for graduation with this dual major must fulfill the following requirements:
1. Total Semester Hours: 134
The successful completion of at least 134 semester hours and a cumulative grade
point average of at least 2.0 in work completed at Hofstra.
2. Liberal Arts
At least 40 semester hours must be completed in the liberal arts excluding courses
in computer science or mathematics.
3. Residence Requirements
There are three requirements that must ordinarily be completed in residence at
Hofstra: 15 semester hours in computer science, 15 semester hours in mathematics,
and the last 30 hours. The computer science and mathematics hours need not be
included within the last 30 hours.
4. The following general requirements: 6 s.h.
If the WSC 001 and 002 requirements listed below are fulfilled by passing the placement exam, 3 semester hours in literature or literature in translation must be taken with adviser’s approval. (See University Degree Requirements .)
5. Humanities distribution: 6 s.h.
6. Social science distribution: 6 s.h.
7. Cross cultural distribution: 3 s.h.
8. Humanities and/or Social Science: 3 s.h.
Not limited to distribution.
9. Computer science: 43 s.h.
10. Math courses: 37 s.h.
11. Natural science requirements:
All natural science electives must be acceptable toward majors in their respective departments.
12. Cumulative Average
A grade of C- or better in all courses required for the major.
MATH 114 may count as a prerequisite for CSC 024 in lieu of CSC 014 . Students need to obtain a waiver from the chairperson of computer science.
Complete BS Requirements
BS Requirements in Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences