Jun 19, 2024  
2008 Summer Sessions Bulletin 
2008 Summer Sessions Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Schools Offering Courses


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Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Office: Second Floor, Heger Hall
Telephone: (516) 463-5412

The Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is made up of the Division of the Humanities; the Division of the Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science; and the Division of the Social Sciences. Courses in the liberal arts stress the power of intellectual questioning and discovery, as well as the development of the creative imagination and of clarity of thought and expression.

Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences are accredited by the American Chemical Society, the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the American Psychological Association, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

New College

Office: 205 Roosevelt Hall
Telephone: (516) 463-5820

New College, a division of the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers bachelor of arts degrees in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and the creative arts. Students seeking a more advanced degree may enroll in the Master of Arts Program (MAP). At all levels, the College fosters individualized and interdisciplinary approaches to learning, and maintains a commitment to intellectual inquiry, critical analysis, and experiential learning as the foundation for a lasting education in the liberal arts. In the summer, New College provides students with opportunities to earn academic credit by participating in domestic internships as well as study-abroad programs and internships-abroad programs.

Frank G. Zarb School of Business


Office: Third Floor, Weller Hall
Telephone: (516) 463-5678

Hofstra University⬔s Zarb School of Business is accredited by AACSB International ⬔ The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In addition, the Department of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business has an additional accreditation from AACSB International. The Zarb School offers a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence. Today, numerous Zarb School of Business graduates are leaders of some of the largest corporations in the United States.

The School offers a full range of courses during the summer to enable full-time, part-time, and visiting students to continue their studies year-round. Courses are offered in accounting, finance, general business, information technology, international business, legal studies in business, management, marketing, and quantitative methods. See course listings for complete course requirements and prerequisites, which must be met by all students.

School of Education and Allied Human Services


Office: Second Floor, Hagedorn Hall
Telephone: (516) 463-5740

The mission of the Hofstra University School of Education and Allied Human Services is to prepare scholar-practitioners in education, health, counseling and therapeutic services. Our curriculum reflects contemporary issues in school and society, with multicultural and global perspectives, and provides a sound base of educational theory and practice.

Hofstra’s School of Education and Allied Human Services is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) on all levels. The accreditation includes the basic and advanced levels of professional education programs offered at Hofstra University.

The School of Education and Allied Human Services prepares teachers, administrators, counselors, therapists, and health care services administrators at the undergraduate, master’s, C.A.S., and doctoral levels.

School of Communication


Office: 318 Dempster Hall
Telephone: (516) 463-5215

The School of Communication at Hofstra University offers a wide range of courses to meet the challenges of today’s changing world of communication. Students have the opportunity to study with a nationally recognized faculty, and work in one of the largest state-of-the-art, noncommercial broadcast facilities on the east coast.

The School is composed of three departments: Audio/Video/Film; Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations; and Speech Communication, Rhetoric, and Performance Studies. Each department provides opportunities for personal self-expression, scholarly inquiry, and technical mastery. Within each department you will find a curriculum that explores the theoretical and practical nature of communication. The School offers the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees as well as a master of arts degree in speech communication and rhetorical studies and a master of arts degree in journalism.