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Academic Programs of Study  

Longwood College awards the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, the Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Fine Arts  to successful undergraduate students. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for graduation in each of the programs unless otherwise noted for a major degree program.
In order to earn a degree from Longwood College, each student must pursue and complete a concentrated course of study in a major area. These requirements must be met in addition to the completion of the general education and additional degree requirements. At the undergraduate level, Longwood offers majors in 20 fields of study. Detailed requirements for each major program are listed with the appropriate department. The programs of major study, with the degree options for each, are as follows:                                                                                                      


Degree Options
Anthropology    B.A., B.S.
Biology B.A., B.S.  
Business Administration B.S.B.A.  
Chemistry B.A., B.S.
Communication Disorders    B.A., B.S.  
Communication Studies   B.A.  
Computer Science    B.A., B.S
Economics B.A., B.S.   
English B.A.
History  B.A.  
Liberal Studies B.A., B.S.  
Mathematics  B.A., B.S.
Modern Languages B.A.
Physical and Health Education B.S.  
Physics B.A., B.S.  
Political Science B.A., B.S.
Psychology   B.S.
Social Work   B.A., B.S.  
Sociology  B.A., B.S.  
Therapeutic Recreation      B.S.
Visual and Performing Arts  B.A., B.M., B.F.A.  

Students may choose to minor in one of the following fields. Students choosing to minor in a field of study must have a 2.0 GPA in courses in that field of study.   


Anthropology Environmental Studies  Modern Language
Art History  Economics Outdoor 
Art, General  English Philosophy 
Biology      Geography  Photography
Business Administration  Graphic Design  Physics  
Chemistry     Health Education Political Science 
Coaching  History Psychology  
Communications International Studies  Sociology
Computer Science  Journalism  Special Education
Dance Mathematics Theatre
Earth Science Music  Women's Studies  


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