NC Community College Course Equivalents: Prelicensure

The following courses are needed for University Studies (general education requirements) and/or the BSN program in order to graduate. Please discuss your plans with a UNCW Advisor to ensure successful transition.

UNCW Requirement NC Community College Course
English Composition (6 hours)

Select 1: ENG 111

Select 1: ENG 112, 113, or 114

Lifetime Wellness (2 hours) Select 1: PED 110, 111, or 112
Math and Stats (6 hours)

Select 1: MAT 161, 171, 162, 172, 175, 263, 271, or 272

Select 1: MAT 151, MAT 152, MAT 155, MAT 252, or BUS 228

Foreign Language: Proficiency at the 201 level in a language previously studied (in high school or college), or 2 semesters 101‐102 in a new language. If you have not previously taken a foreign language, you must gain proficiency at the 201 level. A variety of languages are accepted; to the right are the course number equivalents:

UNCW Foreign Language 101…… 111 at a NC Community College

UNCW Foreign Language 102…… 112 at a NC Community College

UNCW Foreign Language 201…… 211 at a NC Community College

Example: If you took Spanish in high school, you will need to take SPN 201 at UNCW or SPA 211 at a NC Community College. If you have no previous Foreign Language, you could take SPN 120 and SPN 201 at UNCW.

Aesth., Interp., & Lit. (6 hours)

See University Studies requirements and Transfer Articulation tool. 

History and Philosophy (6 hours)

Select 1: HIS 111, 112, 114, 115, 117, 121, 122, 163, or 165

Select 1: PHI 210, 215, or 240

Scientific Approaches (7 hours)

Select 1: BIO 111

Select 1: CHM 151

Human Institutions & Behaviors (6 hours)

Select 1: PSY 150

Select 1: SOC 210, ECO 151, or ECO 251

Global Society (3 hours) See University Studies requirements and Transfer Articulation tool.
Biology for BSN

Select 1: BIO 165 or 168

Select 1: BIO 166 or 169

Select 1: BIO 175 or 275

Lifespan Development for BSN Select 1: PSY 241