South Suburban College

SSC Nursing Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist nursing students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the South Suburban College (SSC) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

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Communication (9 credit hours)
ENG 101 ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENG 102 ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPE 108 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (3 credit hours)
MTH 126 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (Recommended Nursing Sciences)
BIO 185
BIO 186
BIOL 202: Human Anatomy
BIOL 203: Human Physiology
Must take both BIO 185 and BIO 186 at SSC in order to receive credit for SXU's BIOL 202 and BIOL 203.
BIO 224 BIOL 206: Microbiology
NTR 100 PE 124: Health and Nutrition Across the Lifespan
CHM 113
CHM 205
CHEM 109: General, Organic and Bio-Chemistry Survey
Combination of CHM 113 and CHM 205 will satisfy SXU's CHEM 109.
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
Choose IAI approved course/s **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the humanities/fine arts general education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (12 credit hours)
PSY 101 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 211 PSYCH 199: Human Development thru Life Cycle
PSY 206 PSYCH 204: Abnormal Psychology
Choose IAI approved course Sociology or Anthropology (Human Related Course)

School of Nursing and Health Sciences Course Requirements for Students

Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.


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

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