Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

College of Lake County

CLC RN to BSN Transfer Guide

This transfer guide 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

Courses

Below are the courses to be taken at College of Lake County 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.

College of Lake County (64 Semester hours) Saint Xavier University
BIO 246: Introduction to Microbiology (4) NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice, Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
BIO 245: Anatomy and Physiology II (4) NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
NUR 133: Foundational Concepts of Nursing Practice (8) NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
PSY 121: Introduction to Psychology (3) NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
ENG 121: English Composition I (3) NURS 443: Holistic Health Assessment (4)
NUR 134: Medical Surgical Nursing (9) NURS 445: Global Health and Population-Based Nursing Care (4)
PSY 220: Lifespan Development (3) NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
Choose 1: ANT 221: Cultural Anthropology; ANT 228: Cross-Cultural Relationship or CMM 127: Intercultural Communication (3) NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)
NUR 233: Family-Centered Nursing Care (6) PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
NUR 232: Mental Health Nursing (3) RELST: One Religious Studies course of the student's choice (3)
Humanities or Fine Arts Elective (3)  
Choose 1: CMM 121: Fundamentals of Speech; CMM 123: Dynamics of Small Group Discussion or CMM 128: Interviewing Practices (3)  
NUR 234: Complex Medical, Surgical and Leadership Nursing (9)  
General Elective (3)  

Contact

Office of Admission Office of Records and Advising
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3501
Email: advising@sxu.edu


As of December 2018