Spring Term

Spring Term

At W&L, the year is divided into two 12-week terms in the fall and winter followed by a four-week Spring Term. Imagine exploring a topic in-depth with one of the world's leading experts and working intensely alongside your fellow students and your professor; that's the essence of Spring Term. 

Spring Term courses are examples of creative and expansive teaching: studying painting in Italy - the Freedom Rides throughout the Civil Rights South - the Physics of Music - code-breaking in mathematics and history - the politics of Barack Obama - the stem cell controversy - and many, many more.

These courses are designed to be transformative learning experiences. Our goal is for students to exclaim after taking a spring term course, "this course changed my life."

What course will you take?

With 200+ courses, many only offered during the spring, it'll be hard to decide what to study.


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