RN to BSN

The new Uniform Articulation Agreement between Associate Degree Nursing Programs and the RN to Bachelor of Science Nursing Programs promotes a seamless, concise pathway for moving from community colleges to public universities, while also responding to the health care industry’s increasing demand that nurses pursue BSN degrees.

Participating UNC System RN to BSN Programs:                             Participating NCICU RN to BSN Programs:

Appalachian State University                                                                  Barton College
Fayetteville State University                                                                   Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
East Carolina University                                                                         Gardner-Webb University
NC Agricultural and Technical University                                               Lees-McRae College
NC Central University                                                                             Lenoir-Rhyne University
University of North Carolina- Charlotte, Greensboro,                             Pfeiffer University
       Pembroke, Wilmington                                                                    Queens University of Charlotte
Western Carolina University                                                                   University of Mount Olive
Winston-Salem University                                                                      Wingate University

                                                                             RN to BSN

JCC Associate Degree Nursing 
General Education Course Requirements 

Transferable Prerequisite Course Category Required
for AAS and BSN 
ENG 111   English Composition
ENG 112
BIO 168   Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab
BIO 169
BIO 175  Microbiology with lab
PHI 240  Humanities/Fine Arts
PSY 150  Psychology
PSY 241

26 credits General Education transferable courses in ADN Program of Study
30-34 credits awarded for nursing course (NUR) content taken as a part of the AAS degree program 

Additional university general education requirements that are not a part of an AAS degree but are required to earn a BSN:

JCC General Education Transferable Courses   Course Category  Credits 
ACA 122   College Transfer Success  1
ENG 231 or 232  English Literature   3
HIS 111  History    3
ART 111 or ART 115 or MUS 110 or
MUS 112 or PHI 215 or HUM 115 
Fine Arts   3
MAT 171  College Transfer Math  4
SOC 210 and SOC 220  Sociology  6
MAT 152  Statistics   4
CHM 131 and CHM 131A Chemistry with lab 
ECO 251 or ECO 252 Economics  3
POL 120 American Government 3
                                                                                                                         Total: 34 credits

Remaining courses consist of university-based courses taken as a part of the RN to BSN program, not to exceed 128 credits in order to earn a BSN.