Department of Computer Science

  M.A. Computer Science

Degree Requirements:

Candidates for graduation must fulfill the following requirements.

1. The successful completion of at least 33 semester hours and a grade of C or better in all courses with a     cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 in work completed at Hofstra toward the graduate degree.

2. The completion in residence at Hofstra of 27 semester hours in computer science

3. Required courses:
    CSC 204 Algorithms I: Sorting and Searching
    CSC 256 Advanced Operating Systems Design

4. Electives:
       Eight additional graduate courses (24 semester hours) taken under advisement. Up to 6 s.h. of graduate courses in
       areas outside of computer science may be taken with the prior approval of the graduate coordinator.

5. Capstone Experience*
    CSC 301-302 Thesis