Health Sciences

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) (A45110)

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.  Coursework includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

This program has selective admissions requirements. Contact Student Services or the Nursing Department for information.

Effective December 18, 2020, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on December 18, 2022.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Fall 2020 (COVID Revised)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I* 4
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
NUR 117 Pharmacology** 2
Semester Total 10
Spring Semester #1
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II* 4
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 8
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
Semester Total 15
Summer Semester #1
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3
Semester Total 8
Fall Semester #2
BIO 275 Microbiology* 4
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 5
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* 3
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester #2
ENG 112 Writing/Research/Discip 3
ENG 114 Profess Research & Rpting 3
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 5
Semester Total 13
Summer Semester #2
NUR 213AB Complex Health Concepts 7
Semester Total 7
Fall Semester #3
NUR 213BB Complex Health Concepts 3
Semester Total 3
Total Program Credits 73

Students must complete all non-nursing courses with a grade of “C” or better, and all nursing (NUR) courses with a numerical grade of “80” or higher.

*Must not be more than 5 years old at the start of the program.
**Must not be more than 1 year old at the start of the program.
***Note: Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives Choose from: ART 111, ART 115, MUS 110,
MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240.

RN to BSN Bridge Program with UNCP:

Brunswick Community College (BCC) Associate Degree Nursing Students who successfully pass the NCLEX-RN examination, will be considered for admission, transferring up to 62 hours of credit, into UNC Pembroke’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.


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