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 in February 2015. The AGE-Nursing shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of courses.

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 requirements as well as nursing program entry requirements. However, because nursing program admissions are competitive, no student is guaranteed admission to the program of his or her choice.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2018-2019 (Updated Jul 23, 2018)

Associate in General Education Nursing 0 Degree A1030N

English Composition: 6 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
Humanities/Fine Arts/Communications: 9 semester hours required; must be taken from 2 groups below:

 Group 1: Take 6 semester hours required  
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
ART-111 Art Appreciation 3
ART-114 Art History Survey I 3
ART-115 Art History Survey II 3
HUM-115 Critical Thinking 3
MUS-110 Music Appreciation 3
MUS-112 Introduction to Jazz 3
PHI-215 Philosophical Issues 3
PHI-240 Introduction to Ethics 3
Group 2: Take 3 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
ENG-231 American Literature I 3
ENG-232 American Literature II 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences: 15 semester required; must be taken from 3 groups below:

 Group 1: Take 9 semester hours required  
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
PSY-150 General Psychology 3
PSY-241 Developmental Psychology 3
SOC-210 Introduction to Sociology 3
Group 2: Take 9 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
SOC-213 Sociology of the Family 3
SOC-220 Social Problems 3
SOC-230 Race and Ethnic Relations 3
SOC-240 Social Psychology 3
Group 3: Take 3 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
HIS-111 World Civilizations I 3
HIS-112 World Civilizations II 3
HIS-131 American History I 3
HIS-132 American History II 3
Natural Sciences: 15-16 semester hours required; must be taken from the 3 groups below:

 Group 1: Take 3 semester hours required  
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
BIO-168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO-169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Group 2: Take 3 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
BIO-175 General Microbiology 3
Group 3: Take 4 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
CHM-130 General, Organic, & Biochemistry 3
CHM-130 General, Organic, & Biochemistry Lab 1
CHM-151 General Chemistry I 4
Mathematics: 7-8 semester hours required; must be taken from the 2 groups below:

 Group 1: Take 4 semester hours required  
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
MAT-152 Statistical Methods I 4
Group 2: Take 3 semester hours required
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 3
MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 4
Other Required Courses:
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 1
Social Behavioral Science/Elective: 6-7 semester hours required; select 2 courses from either the Social Behavior Science or Elective category or one from each:

Social Behavioral Science choice:   
Course No. Course Title Sem Hrs.
ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO-252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
POL-120 American Government 3

Elective choice:

From classes noted in catalog as college transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement