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2009-2010 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Computer Science and Mathematics, B.S. Major in

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This program is offered jointly by the departments of Computer Science and Mathematics.

Program Requirements

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 1 and 2 requirements listed below are fullfilled 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.

  • 3 s.h. in cross cultural

8. Humanities and/or Social Science: 3 s.h.

Not limited to distribution.

9. Foreign language

Completion of level 2, or placement beyond level 2.

11. Math courses: 37 s.h.

12. Natural science requirements:

All natural science electives must be acceptable toward majors in their respective departments.

15. Cumulative Average

A grade of C- or better in all courses required for the major.

* Footnote

MATH 114  may count as a prerequisite for CSC 24  in lieu of CSC 14 . Students need to obtain a waiver from the chairperson of computer science.

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