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.

Required Developmental Courses


CIS-070

Credits: 1

DMA-010

Credits: 1

DMA-020

Credits: 1

DMA-050

Credits: 1

DMA-065

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-122

Credits: 1

BIO-168

Credits: 4

CHM-151

Credits: 4

ENG-111

Credits: 3

SOC-210

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


BIO-169

Credits: 4

PHI-240

Credits: 3

POL-120

Credits: 3

PSY-150

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


ART-111

Credits: 3

BIO-275

Credits: 4

ENG-231

Credits: 3

MAT-171

Credits: 4

MAT-171A

Credits: 1

PSY-241

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 4


COM-231

Credits: 3

HIS-131

Credits: 3

MAT-152

Credits: 4

SOC-225

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected