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Associate In General Education-Nursing

Curriculum Description

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.
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Graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively through writing, reading, speaking, and listening through the demonstration of information literacy.
  • Analyze problems and make logical conclusions.
  • Demonstrate quantitative competencies.
  • Enter into an Associate Degree Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
  • Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

After Graduation

Our graduates go on to do great things at some pretty neat places. Employment opportunities include:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Physicians offices
  • Long-term care facilities

 

Contact for information

Health and Public Services
Health and Public Services

Office: 828-395-1668
Department Directory

Office hours

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Subject to change depending on availability.

Tina Porter
Pre-Health Sciences Advisor
tporter@isothermal.edu
828-395-1621