Harper College

HC 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 Harper College 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.

Harper College (68 Credit hours) Saint Xavier University
ENG 101: Composition I (3) NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice, Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology (3) NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
BIO 160: Human Anatomy (4) NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
BIO 161: Human Physiology (4) NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
BIO 130: Microbiology (4) NURS 443: Holistic Health Assessment (4)
PSY 228: Psychology of Human Development (3) NURS 445: Global Health and Population-Based Nursing Care (4)
NUR 110: Nursing Concepts, Roles and Practice (3) NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
NUR 112: Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (3) NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)
NUR 180: Pathophysiology (3) PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
HSC 201: Advanced Pharmacology (2) RELST: One Religious Studies course (3)
NUR 140: Adult Health Concepts I (2)
NUR 141: Adult Health Clinical (2)
NUR 150: Psychosocial Concepts (2)
NUR 151: Psychosocial Clinical (2)
NUR 210: Physical Assessment (2)  
NUR 201: Child Bearing Concepts (2)
NUR 220: Child Bearing Clinical (2)
NUR 202: Adult Health Concepts II (2)
NUR 240: Adult Health Clinical II (2)
NUR 205: Pediatric Health Concepts (2)
NUR 250: Pediatric Health Clinical (2)
SPE 101: Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3)  
NUR 216: Adult Health Concepts III (2)
NUR 260: Adult Health Clinical III (2)
NUR 218: Role Transition Seminar (1)
NUR 280: Role Transition Practicum (3)
Social and Behavioral Science or Humanities (3)
*Must meet World Cultures and Diversity Studies.
Elective (Optional):
NUR 195: Transition to Professional Nursing (2)  
NUR 196: Transition to Professional Nursing Clinical (1)  


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510

of December 2018