Jun 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

Academic Organization


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The academic units of the University are organized into the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts of HCLAS  School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of HCLAS  Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs of HCLAS School of Education Frank G. Zarb School of Business The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science School of Health Professions and Human Services Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies Stuart and Nancy Rabinowitz Honors College .

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts of HCLAS

Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics 
  American Sign Language
  Arabic
  Asian Studies
  Chinese
  Classics
  Comparative Literature
  English as a Second Language
  German
  Greek
  Japanese 
  Linguistics
  Literature in Translation
  Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
Drama and Dance 
  Theater Arts
  Musical Theater
English 
   Creative Writing
   Publishing Studies
Fine Arts, Design, Art History 
Music  
   Music Business
Romance Languages and Literatures 
  French
  French Literature in Translation
  Italian
  Italian Literature in Translation
  Italian American Studies
  Italian Studies
  Portuguese
  Spanish and Francophone Studies
  Spanish Literature in Translation
Writing Studies and Rhetoric  

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of HCLAS

Biology   
  Pre-Medical Studies
  Urban Ecology
Chemistry 
  Biochemistry
  Forensic Science
  Natural Science
Geology, Environment and Sustainability 
  Environmental Resources
  Meteorology
  Sustainability Studies
Mathematics
Physics and Astronomy 
Psychology 
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) 

Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs of HCLAS

Anthropology 
Economics 
   Labor Studies
Global Studies and Geography       
   Geographic Information Systems
History 
Philosophy 
  Cognitive Science
  Ethics
  Philosophy of Law
  Philosophy of Science
Political Science 
  European Studies
  International Affairs
  LEAP (Legal Education Accelerated Program)
  Public Affairs
Psychology  
Religion 
  Jewish Studies
Sociology  

Additional Programs

Additional Programs/Courses 
Africana Studies 
Irish Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies 
Leadership Studies 
Legal Education Accelerated Program (LEAP)
LGBTQ+ Studies 
Liberal Arts
Military Science 
Off-Campus Education
Peace and Conflict Studies 
Women’s Studies  


School of Education 

Specialized Programs in Education 
    Health Education
    Physical Education
Teaching, Learning and Technology 
    Early Childhood Education
    Educational Studies (minor)
    Elementary Education
    Secondary Education
       Dance Education
       English Education
       Fine Arts Education
       Foreign Language Education
       Mathematics Education
       Music Education
       Science Education
       Social Studies Education


Frank G. Zarb School of Business

Accounting 
Finance 
Information Systems and Business Analytics 
Management and Entrepreneurship 
Marketing, International Business and Legal Studies  


The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations 
Radio, Television, Film  


Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science

Computer Science   

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Cybersecurity

Engineering  

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Chemistry Option
  • Environmental Option
  • Physics Option
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Technology and Public Policy

 School of Health Professions and Human Services

Counseling and Mental Health Professions 
  Counseling
  Creative Arts Therapy Counseling
  Marriage and Family Therapy
  Rehabilitation Counseling
  Research
Allied Health and Kinesiology 
  Exercise Physiology 
Population Health 
  Community Health
  Health Science
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences  


Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies

Undergraduate Nursing 
Physician Assistant Studies  


Stuart and Nancy Rabinowitz Honors College

Stuart and Nancy Rabinowitz Honors College  is an innovative program leading to honors designations at graduation. The Honors curriculum offers a 12-credit first-year program, honors seminars, and the opportunity to do honors-level work in any undergraduate major or concentration.


Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Visit law.hofstra.edu for more information.


Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Visit medicine.hofstra.edu for more information.


Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers noncredit courses and certificate programs to encourage personal growth and professional development. 

Hofstra University Continuing Education programs are available to the Long Island community and New York state through in-person, hybrid, and fully online options. Course content covers the arts, business, information technology, American sign language, and test preparation. These programs are oriented to diverse audiences, experienced and novice, and all those interested in bettering themselves. In select courses, registrants earn a Hofstra certificate, professional license renewal, or continuing education units applicable to their professional association. 

Below are some of the major programs being offered throughout the year. For detailed course information, please visit the web at ce.hofstra.edu. If you have any questions, please contact us at ce@hofstra.edu or 516-463-7200. 

Professional Development 

Professional Development offers courses, seminars, workshops, and noncredit certificate programs in areas such as American Sign Language, Bookkeeping, Writing, Insurance, and Real Estate. 

Career Preparation 

Hofstra Continuing Education now offers a series of online boot camps accompanied by career preparation services. Many of these lead to certification in specific areas. 

QuickStart boot camps are designed for both beginner and experienced IT professionals who are interested in advancing their skills or pursuing a new career path. These virtual programs feature video-based lectures, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, and on-demand tutoring. Available bootcamps include Cybersecurity, Cloud Engineering, Software Engineering, and Data Analytics & Visualization. 

Hofstra’s Workforce Training Academy offers learning tracks tailored to your experience level in flexible online formats. A variety of programs are available in the healthcare, information technology, project management, and real estate development fields. 

Health Tech Academy boot camps are designed for individuals looking to jumpstart their healthcare careers. These comprehensive programs are 100% online, with mentorship and coaching included, and provide a clear path to certification and a career within the industry. Participants can choose from Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Patient Care Technician, and Pharmacy Technician learning tracks. 

Youth Programs 

Hofstra University’s Youth Academy is offered year-round for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Classes take place in Hofstra University’s state-of-the-art facilities, and students can choose from classes in the arts, academics, enrichment, foreign language, and video game development in our eight-week fall and spring sessions or for six weeks during the winter and summer sessions. Hofstra Youth Academy also offers the highly sought-after Gifted Academy in the Fall and Spring for academically advanced students who are interested in challenging themselves. 

Test review courses are available for students entering high school or preparing for college, where test scores play an important role in the admissions process. Courses include review for the New York State Regents exams, SAT/ACT, and the Catholic High School Entrance Exam. 

For more information, please visit ce.hofstra.edu/youth, contact us at ce-youth@hofstra.edu, or call 516-463-7400. 

Summer Camps 

Hofstra Summer Camps offers 50+ camps for children entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. Our Specialty Camps give campers the traditional day camp experience of recreation and swimming for part of the day while allowing them to specialize in areas such as robotics, adventure education, STEM, tennis, fashion design, reading/writing, and more for the other portion. Hofstra’s Sports Academy Camps immerse campers into one of our 13 athletic programs for a full day of skill work and instruction from our Division I coaching staff and players. For older campers who are considering a future career path or have an out-of-the-box passion for hands-on activities, our partnership with Nassau BOCES allows us to offer innovative programs, including culinary, veterinary, automotive, forensics, outdoor survival skills, and more at off-site BOCES locations. 

Hofstra Summer Camps provides an enriching atmosphere and full use of the beautiful 240-acre Hofstra campus, utilizing collegiate-level facilities, including classrooms, theaters, labs, athletic fields, and stadiums. 

Tuition includes lunch; transportation is included in select program offerings and may be added on for an additional fee per week otherwise. 

For more information, please visit Hofstra.edu/camp or contact us at ce-camps@hofstra.edu or 516-463-2267.