Prairie State College

prairie state college 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 Prairie State 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.

Prairie State College Saint Xavier University
ENGL 101: Composition I (3) NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice, Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
COMM 101: Principles of Communication (3) NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
One Humanities or Fine Arts from Area B (3) NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
Successful completion of MATH 090 or MATH 091 with a C or better or a placement into MATH 095 or higher NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
PSYCH 102: Human Growth and Development: Life Span (3) NURS 443: Holistic Health Assessment (4)
BIOL 211: Microbiology (4) NURS 445: Global Health and Population-Based Nursing Care (4)
BIOL 221: Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
BIOL 222: Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)
NURS 101: Basic Care Concepts (7) PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
NURS 102: Acute Care Concepts (8) RELST: One Religious Studies course of the student's choice (3)
NURS 111: Nursing as a Profession (1)  
NURS 201: Family Care Concepts (11)  
NURS 202: Advanced Care Concepts (11)  
NURS 211: Preparation for Professional Nursing (2)  


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

of September 2018