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Academic Programs

Longwood University 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, 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 22 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:

Majors

  • Anthropology BA, BS
  • Biology BA, BS
  • Business Administration BSBA
  • Chemistry BA, BS
  • Communication Studies BA
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders BS
  • Computer Science BA, BS
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice BS
  • Economics BA, BS
  • English BA
  • History BA
  • Kinesiology BS
  • Liberal Studies BA, BS
  • Mathematics BA, BS
  • Modern Languages BA
  • Physics BA, BS
  • Political Science BA, BS
  • Psychology BS
  • Social Work BA, BS
  • Sociology BA, BS
  • Therapeutic Recreation BS
  • Visual and Performing Arts BA, BM, BFA
    • Art
    • Music
    • Theatre

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.

Minors

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Art, General
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Coaching
  • Communications Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Security
  • Forensics, and Law
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Studies Outdoor Education
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • German Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Internation Studies
  • Leadership Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Outdoor Education
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Professional Clinical Studies
  • Professional Writiing
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Theatre
  • Women's and Gender Studies