Science in Computer Science
graduation must fulfill the following requirements:
- The successful
completion of at least 124 semester hours and a cumulative grade-point
average of 2.0 in work completed at Hofstra.
- At least 55
semester hours must be completed in the liberal arts excluding courses
in computer science.
- There are two
requirements that must ordinarily be completed in residence at Hofstra:
15 semester hours in the major field of specialization and the last 30
semester hours. The 15 semester hours need not be included within the
last 30 hours.
- ENGL 1-2 or
placement examination*, (see University Degree Requirements, page 71).
- 6 s.h. Humanities
core (3 hours in appreciation and analysis (literature), 3 hours in
- 6 s.h. Social
Sciences core (3 hours in history and philosophy; 3 hours in behavioral
- 3 s.h.
- 9 s.h. Humanities
and/or Social Science (not limited to core).
- Minimum general
requirements for the major: CSC 14, 15,16, 24, 110, 110A, 112, 120, 123,
155, 161, 163, 185, 190 and 12 semester hours in computer science
electives numbered higher than 100. CSC 5 may be included as an elective
in computer science if taken prior to CSC 15. MATH 19, 20 and at least
one course in MATH beyond MATH 20; and 3 courses in natural sciences to
include either PHYS 11A & 12A (with 11B, 12B laboratories) or CHEM 3A-4A
(with 3B-4B laboratories). All science courses must be courses for
- A grade of C- or
better in all courses required for the major.
- An overall
average of C or better is required in CSC 14, 15, 16, and 24 for
continuation in the major. In addition, a student may not take any of
these four courses more than twice.