Department of Computer Science

  M.S. 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. Breadth Requirement One course in each of the three following areas: theory, software and hardware

   TH: CSC 201B, 202, 205, 206, 207, 208
    SW: CSC 252, 253, 254, 258
    HW: CSC 280, 282, 284, 286, 287

5. Capstone Experience*
    CSC 301-302 Thesis