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, Pembroke, Wilmington Pfeiffer University
Western Carolina University Queens University of Charlotte
Winston-Salem University University of Mount Olive
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 4
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.