Dual-degree Program in Pre-Engineering
has cooperative programs with Old Dominion University, Virginia Polytechnic
Institute and State University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the
University of Tennessee, which make it possible for students to earn either a
B.S. or B.A. degree in physics from Longwood and a B.S. degree in engineering
from the cooperating university.
Longwood has cooperative programs with the University of Virginia and Old
Dominion University, which make it possible for students to earn a B.S. or B.A.
degree in physics from Longwood and a M.S. in engineering from the cooperating
university. Longwood has a cooperative program with Christopher Newport University,
which makes it possible for a students to earn a B.S. or B.A. in physics from
Longwood and a M.S. in applied physics from cooperating university.
Programs in the Medical Sciences
has a cooperative program with the Medical College of Virginia, which makes it
possible for students to earn a B.S. in Biology from Longwood and a M.S. in
physical therapy from the cooperating university.
Longwood has cooperative programs with Roanoke Memorial Hospital and
Fairfax Hospital, which make it possible for students to attend Longwood for
three years and the fourth year in professional training in medical technology
at the cooperating school. The students will earn a B.S. degree in biology with
a concentration in medical technology from Longwood after the fourth year.
Preparation for The Medical Sciences
curriculum prepares students for admission to accredited schools of medicine,
dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical technology, dental hygiene, physical
therapy, occupational therapy, and pharmacy. Pre-professional advisors at
Longwood will assist the student in selecting the appropriate courses to meet
the admission requirements for any health related program.
Completion of the requirements of the Longwood pre-professional
curriculum does not guarantee admission to the professional program. Admission
to all professional programs is competitive. Admission is based on the
studentís performance during the pre-professional period, personal
recommendations, related work experience, and a personal interview. A minimum
GPA of 3.0 is usually required for transfer.
Higher Education Consortium
variety of courses available to Longwood students is increased by a cooperative
arrangement with Hampden-Sydney College and with the Southside Higher Education
Consortium which includes Longwood, Hampden-Sydney, Southside Virginia Community
College, and Saint Paulís College. Under the terms of the arrangement,
full-time degree program students in any one of the participating institutions
may enroll in certain courses at any other of the participating institutions
without added expense.
Students desiring to take advantage of this program must secure approval
from their major advisor and from the registrar
at their home institution before they are enrolled at the other institution.
Students are registered for courses based on enrollment limits at the host
institution. Grades for courses taken under the consortium agreement are
maintained only at the home institution. Transportation to the host institution
must be arranged by each student.
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