Nursing, A.S.-B.S.N.

This is a suggested course plan. It is highly recommended that you meet regularly with your academic advisor to determine your course selection and progress toward graduation. 

This catalog also includes a complete list of requirements for the Nursing, B.S.N. degree.

North Carolina Community College

UGETC Curriculum

UGETCEnglish composition (ENG 111 + ENG 112 = UNC ENGL 105)6
UGETCHumanities/Fine Arts/Communication (2 courses from at least 2 different disciplines; see UGETC list below)6
PSY 150General Psychology (UNC PSYC 101) 1, 23
UGETCSocial and Behavioral Sciences (1 additional course from discipline other than Psychology; see UGETC list below)3
UGETCMathematics (2 courses; see UGETC list below)8
BIO 111General Biology I (UNC BIOL 101 + BIOL 101L) 14
CHM 151General Chemistry I (UNC CHEM 101 + CHEM 101L) 14
Total Hours34

Additional General Education Courses

XXX 111Foreign Language Level 13
XXX 112Foreign Language Level 23
XXX 211Foreign Language Level 33
CHM 152General Chemistry II (UNC CHEM 102 + 102L) 14
Total Hours13

Other Required Hours

ACA 122College Transfer Success (GENR ---)1
Select One From: 1, 2, 44
MAT 151 & MAT 151A
Statistics I (UNC STOR 155)
MAT 152
Statistical Methods I (UNC STOR 155)
MAT 155 & MAT 155A
Statistical Analysis (UNC STOR 155)
BIO 168 & BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology I&II (UNC BIOL 252 + BIOL 252L + BIOL 253 + BIOL 253L) 1, 3, 48
BIO 275 Microbiology (UNC MCRO 251) 1, 34
Total Hours17
Total Community College Hours64

UNC-Chapel Hill

Semester 5

NURS 301Foundations of Relationship-Centered Care and Diversity and Inclusion: Carolina Core I3
NURS 310Clinical Nursing Skills and Health Assessment I: On Campus Clinical I2
NURS 330Nursing Care of Adults I4
NURS 351Pathophysiology/Pharmacology Across the Lifespan I3
NURS 384Family Focused Genomic Health Care1
Total Hours13

Semester 6

NURS 311Clinical Nursing Skills and Health Assessment II: On Campus Clinical II2
NURS 352Pathophysiology/Pharmacology Across the Lifespan II3
NURS 481Mental Health Promotion and Psychiatric Care Across Populations and Settings4
NURS 482Reproductive Health and Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family4
Total Hours13

Summer Between Semesters 6 and 7

NURS 302Research, Ethics and Innovation: Carolina Core II3
NURS 430Nursing Care of Adults II5
Total Hours8

Semester 7

NURS 401Integrating Principles of Leadership, Quality and Safety, and Informatics into Nursing Practice3
NURS 410Clinical Nursing Skills and Health Assessment III: On Campus Clinical III2
NURS 483Family-Centered Nursing Care from Birth through Adolescence4
NURS 484Public Health Nursing in Community Settings4
Total Hours13

Semester 8

NURS 402Foundations of Population Health and Global Health: Carolina Core IV2
NURS 411Clinical Nursing Skills and Health Assessment IV: On Campus Clinical IV2
NURS 697Capstone: Transitions in Care and Practice6
Required NURS elective 13

UGETC Course List (A.S. Curriculum) 

English Composition (two courses)6
ENG 111Writing & Inquiry 1
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines 1
Humanities/Fine Arts (two courses from at least two different disciplines)6
ART 111Art Appreciation (UNC GENR 180)
ART 114Art History Survey I (UNC ARTH 151)
ART 115 Art History Survey II (UNC ARTH 152)
COM 120Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (UNC COMM 120), OR
COM 231
Public Speaking (UNC COMM 113)
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation (UNC DRAM 116)
ENG 231American Literature I (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 232American Literature II (UNC ENGL 128) 2
ENG 241British Literature I (UNC ENGL 120) 2
ENG 242British Literature II (UNC ENGL 121) 2
MUS 110Music Appreciation (UNC MUSC 141)
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz (UNC MUSC 145)
PHI 215Philosophical Issues (UNC PHIL 101) 2
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics (UNC PHIL 160) 2
Social/Behavioral Science (two coures from at least two different disciplines)6
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics (UNC GENR 140) 3
ECO 252Principles of Microeconomics (UNC GENR 140) 3
HIS 111World Civilizations I (UNC GENR 157)
HIS 112World Civilizations II (UNC GENR 150)
HIS 131American History I (UNC HIST 127)
HIS 132American History II (UNC HIST 128)
POL 120American Government (UNC POLI 100)
PSY 150General Psychology (UNC PSYC 101)
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology (UNC SOCI 101)
Mathematics (select two courses)8
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra (UNC MATH 110P)
MAT 172Pre-calculus Trigonometry (UNC MATH 130 + MATH 110P)
MAT 263Brief Calculus (UNC MATH 152 + MATH 110P)
MAT 271Calculus I (UNC MATH 231 + MATH 110P)
MAT 272 Calculus II (UNC MATH 232 + MATH 110P)
Natural Sciences (select 8 SCH from the following courses):8
AST 151/151AGeneral Astronomy I and Lab (UNC ASTR 101 & ASTR 101L)
BIO 110Principles of Biology (UNC GENR 130)
BIO 111 & 112General Biology I & II (UNC BIOL 101 + BIOL 101L + BIOL 279 + BIOL 279L)
CHM 151 & 152General Chemistry I & II (UNC CHEM 101 + CHEM 101L +CHEM 102 + CHEM 102L)
GEL 111Introduction Geology (UNC GEOL 101 + GEOL 101L)
PHY 110/110AConceptual Physics and Lab (UNC PHYS 101)
PHYS 151 & 152College Physics I & II (UNC PHYS 104 + PHYS 105)
PHYS 251 & 252General Physics I & II (UNC PHYS 116 + PHYS 117)
Total Hours34

Additional Resources

Applying to Carolina

Advising and Community College Course Selection

  • For UGETC, Pre-Major, Elective, or GEC course options, please refer to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement transfer course list.
  • Students should work with their community college academic advisor to ensure appropriate course selection for AA/AS degree completion.

Additional Resources

  • To find out how your N.C. community college coursework will transfer to UNC, please view the Common Curriculum.
  • If you completed an associate's degree prior to 2014 or under the old common curriculum, please view the rules here.