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2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Dual-Degree Program, B.S.

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Berry College and Nell Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University Dual Degree Nursing Major

Berry College Requirements (91 hours):

The following coursework has been approved by Berry College and Emory University. Students completing the following coursework will meet Berry College general education requirements and those for entrance to the Nell Woodruff School of Nursing.

Health and Physical Education:

Behavioral Science:

The courses listed below are required by the Nell Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory and will satisfy the behavioral-science component of Berry's general education requirement.


Choose five courses, one from each of the four areas, plus HUM 200 or a fifth course from any of the four areas to be counted as a Humanities elective.

Literature: 3 hours

(Choose any 200-level course)

Fine Arts: 3 hours

(Choose one:)

Religion/Philosophy: 3 hours

(Choose any 100-level Course)

Other Berry Requirements:

Cultural Events:

 Average of three for each semester of full-time enrollment at Berry.


Elementary Statistics is required by the Nell Woodruff School and will satisfy Berry's general education mathematics requirement.

Natural Sciences:

These science courses will satisfy Berry's general education requirement and are required by the Nell Woodruff School.

Electives Outside Major/Minor:

Two three-hour courses.


*These courses are required by the Nell Woodruff School and will satisfy the electives outside the major or minor for Berry's general educational requirements.

Information from Nell Woodruff Checklist:


Additional courses approved by the nursing faculty must combine with the above prerequisites (course specified by Emory) to equal at least 60 semester hours. Students are encouraged to take electives in the social sciences and humanities. Credit for biochemistry, pharmacology, physical education, applied art or music is not applicable in meeting general education requirements.

Berry Requirement:

Complete 91 hours at Berry or three-fourths of the program. This may include hours transferred to Berry College from other institutions, but a minimum of 62 hours must be completed in residence at Berry.

Berry Writing Requirement:

Students must complete two "writing-intensive" courses totaling a minimum of six semester hours. One of these may be at the 200 level; the other must be at the 300- or 400 level.

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