General Occupation Technology - RN to BSN Pathway

The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for their occupational interests and/or needs. The curriculum content will be individualized for students according to their occupational interests and needs. A program of study for each student will be selected from associate degree-level courses offered by the College.

The following courses are intended for students seeking admittance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program (A45110) or to become eligible for the Uniform Articulation Agreement for registered nurses moving between North Carolina community colleges and the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina in order to complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

This Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Articulation Agreement (RN to BSN AA) is between the State Board of North Carolina Community Colleges and the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. It applies to all NC community colleges that operate associate degree nursing programs and to those eleven constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina that operate RN to BSN Programs (Appalachian State University, Fayetteville State University, East Carolina University, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University, North Carolina Central University, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Pembroke, UNC-Wilmington, Western Carolina University and Winston-Salem University).

RN to BSN Pathway (A55280N), Associate of Applied Science

AAS Degree Requirements (68-69 Credit Hours)

Fall Semester (16 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
NAS 101 Nurse Aide I 6
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 16

Spring Semester (13-14 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENG 112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3
Select one of the following:
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
OR
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 13-14

Summer Semester (6 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
BIO 275 Microbiology 4
COM 120 Introduction Interpersonal Communication 3
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 6

Note: FULL-TIME STUDENTS FOLLOWING THIS SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER WILL COMPLETE THEIR PRE-NURSING REQUIREMENTS AND ARE ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION INTO THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM BY THE END OF THE 1ST SUMMER SEMESTER.

Fall Semester (14 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 1
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3
Select one of the following:
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3
HIS 131 American History I 3
HIS 132 American History II 3
Select one of the following:
CHM 130 General, Organic, & Biochemistry 3
CHM 130A General, Organic, & Biochemistry Lab 1
OR
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 14

Spring Semester (19 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
ENG 231 American Literature I 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3
Select two of the following:
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
POL 120 American Government 3
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 19

Developmental Requirements:

ENG 111:

  • ENG 002

State Co-Requisites ENG 011

MAT 143:

  • MAT 003 and ENG 002

State Co-Requisites MAT 043

MAT 152:

  • MAT 003 or ENG 002

State Co-Requisites MAT 052

MAT 171:

  • MAT 121 or MAT 003

State Co-Requisites MAT 071

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