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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Computer Science and Mathematics, BS Major in

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 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.

* Footnote

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