2018-2019 Catalog

Associate in General Education - Nursing

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 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) courses.

A student who completes the 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 or his or her choice.

GENERAL EDUCATION (52 semester hours credit)

English Composition

Group I

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU

Group II

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disc

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Group I

Select 6 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU

Group II

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Group I

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 241Developmental Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU

Group II

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SOC 213Sociology of the Family

3

FA
SOC 220Social Problems

3

SP

Group III

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HIS 111World Civilizations I

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 112World Civilizations II

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 131American History I

3

FA
HIS 132American History II

3

SP

Natural Sciences

Group I

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIO 168Anatomy and Physiology I

4

FA, SP
BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology II

4

SP, SU
Students may receive credit for BIO 165 and BIO 166 in place of BIO 168 and BIO 169. 

Group II

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIO 175General Microbiology

3

FA, SP
BIO 275Microbiology

4

FA, SP, SU

Additional Required Courses

Select 1 of 3 Groups
Group I
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHM 151General Chemistry I

4

FA, SP
Group II
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHM 130General, Organic, & Biochemistry

3

FA
CHM 130AGeneral, Organic, & Biochemistry Lab

1

FA
Group III
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHM 131Introduction to Chemistry

3

FA, SP
CHM 131AIntroduction to Chemistry Lab

1

FA, SP, SU

Mathematics

Group I

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU

Group II

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

FA, SP

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (8 semester hours credit)

Required Course

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACA 122College Transfer Success

1

FA, SP, SU

Other Required Courses

Select 7 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
COM 231Public Speaking

3

FA, SP, SU
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
SPA 111Elementary Spanish I

3

FA, SP, SU
SPA 181Spanish Lab 1

1

FA, SP, SU
SPA 112Elementary Spanish II

3

FA, SP, SU
SPA 182Spanish Lab 2

1

FA, SP, SU

Total Credit Hours: 60