Individuals who choose this major are people who enjoy assisting and helping others. They are usually very people-oriented and enjoy the presence of others frequently. A personal satisfaction comes from the knowledge that their own actions have a direct positive affect upon the lives of others. Nursing students must have strong scientific and mathematical competencies.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Nursing majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.