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Nursing Courses & Requirements

Upon admission to the university and payment of your deposit, students must complete the Placement Tests in math and foreign language.

All nursing students must meet Wittenberg general education requirements for graduation. These requirements include completing 126 credit hours, of which 32 credit hours must be completed at Wittenberg. Most classes are four credits. General education requirements include:

  • English 101 Expository Writing (four credits)
  • Writing Proficiency (six writing-intensive courses, of which two must be in the major)
  • Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Sciences (four credits)
  • Foreign Language (four or five credits plus a prerequisite course if needed)
  • Natural World Sciences in two different departments (eight credits)
  • Social Institutions, Processes, and Behavior (eight credits)
  • Fine, Performing, and Literary Arts (eight credits)
  • Religious and Philosophical Inquiry (four credits)
  • Western Historical Perspectives (four credits)
  • Non-Western Culture (four credits)
  • Community Service (30 hours; non-credit)

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Nursing courses offered at Wittenberg.

Nursing students may receive college credit for high school advanced placement courses, completed with a score of four or better, or transfer credit for college courses completed.

Nursing strongly recommends that high school students take college credit courses whenever possible. College Credit Plus courses are free to qualified Ohio high school students and demonstrate the ability to meet college-level academic expectations. 

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