Associate of Science in General Studies (ASGS) Degree (Pre-Nursing Focus)
The University of Mount Olive (UMO) Associate of Science in General Studies: Pre-Nursing degree represents a pathway into a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program, which prepares you for a career as a Registered Nurse (RN). This pre-nursing degree includes all of the standard pre-requisite courses needed to apply to a BSN degree program (60 sh) including anatomy and physiology, microbiology, chemistry, psychology, sociology, history, literature, humanities, etc. The pre-nursing track takes four semesters (freshmen and sophomore years) and upon completion, with the requisite minimum GPA and other admission requirements met, you could apply to a BSN degree program and potentially be accepted as a junior.
**Please, review the admission requirements of the BSN degree program you wish to attend to assure you attain the minimum expectations for admission (e.g., time to apply, minimum GPA, background checks, CNA licensure, etc.).
** The prelicensure nursing program at UMO is only available to US citizens until further notice.
Key Program Features
Demonstrate fundamental liberal arts and science skills that facilitate their success in entering baccalaureate degree programs leading towards a career in a health science profession
This pre-nursing track includes all of the standard pre-requisite courses (60 sh) needed to apply to a BSN degree program.
Our ASGS pre-nursing degree, which covers the arts, sciences, and humanities, offers our students a broad education, while helping our students develop skills that can be applied in a wide variety of baccalaureate opportunities in keeping with our university’s liberal arts tradition.
Anyone accepted into UMO can attain the ASGS pre-nursing degree; however, acceptance into a BSN degree program is not guaranteed. Please, review the admission requirements of the BSN degree program you wish to attend to assure you attain the minimum expectations for admission (e.g., time to apply, minimum GPA, background checks, CNA licensure, etc.).