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2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Mathematics (BA) and Finance (MS), Dual-degree Program

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Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 145

Students must complete a total of 145 semester hours: a minimum of 115 semester hours toward their undergraduate degree and 30 semester hours of graduate work toward the M.S. in Finance. A sample schedule for the combined degree is available from either the Mathematics Department or Zarb School of Business.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements - Total Semester Hours: Minimum 124

Students admitted to this dual-degree program will receive a B.A. in Mathematics upon completion of the following requirements:

  1. The complete B.A. requirements described in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences section of this Bulletin. In particular, successful completion of a total of 124 semester hours, including at least 115 semester hours of undergraduate course work and at most 9 semester hours of M.S. in Finance graduate course work.
  2. The specific major requirements described in the B.A. Major in Mathematics (with MATH 137 used as three of the twelve required advanced undergraduate s.h. numbered above 100 and MATH 138 used for the 138/146/172/173 requirement), as listed below.

Undergraduate Mathematics Requirements:

  • MATH 71 - (MC) Analytic Geometry and Calculus I – Semester Hours: 4
  • MATH 72 - (MC) Analytic Geometry and Calculus II – Semester Hours: 4
  • MATH 73 - (MC) Analytic Geometry and Calculus III – Semester Hours: 4
  • MATH 100 - Communicating Mathematics – Semester Hours: 1
  • MATH 114 - (MC) Introduction to Higher Mathematics – Semester Hours: 3

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