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Academics

General Education – Nursing

Credential: A.A.S.
Code: A1030N

The Associate in General Education (AGE) – Nursing is designed for students who wish to begin their study toward the Associate in Nursing degree and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing as based on Blocks 1 through 3 of the Uniform Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina’s Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs and the North Carolina Community College Associate Degree Nursing Programs which was approved by the State Board of Community Colleges and the UNC Board of Governors.

A student who completes an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing with a GPA of at least 2.0 and a grade of C or better in the AGE-Nursing courses listed below and who holds a current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina will have fulfilled the UNC institutions lower-division general education requirement as well as nursing program entry requirements. However, because nursing admissions are competitive, no student is guaranteed admission to the program of his or her choice.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester-1st Year
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
_____ Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement 3 0 0 3
(Select one: ART 111ART 114ART 115MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240)
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
Total Hours Per Week 12 5 0 14
Spring Semester-1st Year
ENG ___ English Requirement 3 0 0 3
(Select one: ENG 112 or ENG 114)
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
Total Hours Per Week 15 5 0 17
Fall Semester-2nd Year
ENG ___ American Literature Requirement 3 0 0 3
(Select one: ENG 231 or ENG 232)
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
MAT ___ Math Req. 3 0 0 3-4
(Select one: MAT 143 or MAT 171)
Total Hours Per Week 12 3 0 13-14
Spring Semester-2nd Year
SOC ___ Sociology Requirement 3 0 0 3
(Select one: SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225, SOC 230)
HIS ___ History Requirement 3 0 0 3
(Select one: HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132)
BIO 275 Microbiology 3 3 0 4
_____ Social Behavioral Science/Electives 6 0-3 0 6-7
(Select two: ECO 251BIO 111CIS 110, COM 231, SPA 111)
Total Hours Per Week 15 3-6 0 16-17
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 52-54
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 7-8
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 60-62

Specific courses within the previous categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.

NOTE: The previous curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.