City Colleges of Chicago

CCC RN to BSN Transfer agreement

This transfer agreement will assist the RN to BSN nursing students with their transition to Saint Xavier University.

RN to BSN Admission Requirements

  1. Diploma or associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited program (ACEN, CCNE)
  2. A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Current, active RN license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an associate member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCBSN). All students must maintain licensure throughout the program of study.
  4. TOEFL scores of 92 TEIFL iBT, or 580 paper-based TOEFL, or 7.0 IELTS


Below are the courses to be taken at City Colleges of Chicago on the left and the courses to be taken at Saint Xavier University on the right. All courses have credit hours as noted with the number in parentheses.

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
ENGLISH 101: Composition I (3) NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice, Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
MATH 118: General Math
MATH 125: Intro Statistics (4)
NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
PSYCH 201: General Psychology (3) NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
SPEECH 101: Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3) NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
BIOLOGY 121: Biology I (5) NURS 443: Holistic Health Assessment (4)
BIOLOGY 226: Human Structure and Function I (4) NURS 445: Global Health and Population-Based Nursing Care (4)
BIOLOGY 227: Human Structure and Function II (4) NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
CHEM 121: Basic Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 201: General Chemistry I (5)
NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)
MCROBIO 233: General Microbiology (4) PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
NURSING 203: Nursing Leadership (3) RELST: One Religious Studies course (3)
NURSING 210: Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing (6)  
NURSING 211: Maternal-Newborn/Mental Health (6)  
NURSING 212: Pediatric/Gerontologic Nursing (6)  
NURSING 213: Advanced Medical Surgical (6)  
Work-Based Learning Courses: Select a minimum of 9 credit hours from the following courses:
NURSING 150: Nursing Fundamentals I (4)  
 NURSING 151: Nursing Fundamentals II (4)  
 NURSING 152: Nursing Perspectives (2)  
 NURSING 153: Nursing Thru Life Span I (5)  
 NURSING 154: Nursing Thru Life Span II (5)  
 NURSING 155: Nursing Thru Life Span III (6)  
Total Minimum Credit Hours: 70 


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Phone: 773-298-3510

of December 2018