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) 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.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 60

General Education Requirements

English Composition

Take 3 credits from ENG-111.

English Composition

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-114.

English Literature

Take 3 credits from ENG-231 ENG-232.

Humanities/Fine Arts

Take 6 credits from ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 HUM-115 MUS-110 MUS-112 PHI-215 PHI-240.

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 9 credits from PSY-150 PSY-241 SOC-210.

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 3 credits from SOC-213 SOC-220 SOC-225 SOC-240 .

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 3 credits from HIS-111 HIS-112 HIS-131 HIS-132 .

Natural Sciences Group 1

Take 8 credits from BIO-168 BIO-169.

Natural Sciences Group 2

Take 3 credits from BIO-175 BIO-275.

Natural Sciences Group 3

Take 4 credits from CHM-151.


Take 4 credits from MAT-152.


Take 3 credits from MAT-143 MAT-171.