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.
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
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
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.
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.