To view information on the departments that house each program of study, select the link Departments and Programs in the main menu.
In combination with a major, students complete the Wartburg Plan of Essential Education (General Education) appropriate for their degree.
A program of study in Medical Laboratory Science is offered as a preprofessional major. Other preprofessional programs are offered as advising tracks for majors within departments. More information on majors and preprofessional study is available under Departments and Programs.
Common Learning Outcomes
Wartburg College is a learning community built upon an integrative curriculum, a rich variety of learning-focused co-curricular activities, and intentional opportunities for reflection and discussion.
These outcome statements define the expectations of a Wartburg education and provide the benchmarks against which the College holds itself accountable.
Broad and Integrative Knowledge: Students will demonstrate breadth of knowledge and the ability to make connections across a range of disciplines.
Deep and Distinctive Knowledge: Students will demonstrate depth of knowledge and the ability to use and apply the distinctive methods and forms of inquiry within the disciplinary area of the academic major.
Collaboration: Students will work effectively in collaboration with others, being respectful and civil toward others.
Ethics and Engagement: Students will articulate the ways in which faith and ethics inform their decisions, actions, and engagement as community members.
Communication: Students will communicate effectively and appropriately in writing and speaking.
Cultural Competence: Students will demonstrate the ability to appropriately, respectfully, and effectively communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.