South Suburban College

SSC 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 South Suburban 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.

South Suburban College (69 Credit hours) Saint Xavier University
OCS 121: Overview for College Success (1) *Optional NURS 343: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice, Policy, Legal and Regulatory Issues in Nursing (3)
ENG 101: Composition and Rhetoric (3) NURS 345: Theoretical, Ethical, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Care (3)
BIO 185: Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) NURS 384: Information Management and Technology for Patient Care (3)
PSY 101: Intro to Psychology (3) NURS 386: Scholarly Inquiry and Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (3)
HIT 103: Medical Terminology (3) NURS 443: Holistic Health Assessment (4)
MTH 097: Essential Intermediate Algebra (4) NURS 445: Global Health and Population-Based Nursing Care (4)
ADN 150: The Concepts of Professional Nursing (9) NURS 484: Nursing Collaboration and Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety (4)
PSY 211: Growth and Development (3) NURS 486: Capstone in Nursing Practice (4)
BIO 186: Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) PHIL 150: The Examined Life (3)
ADN 152: Adult Health Nursing I (9) RELST: One Religious Studies course (3)
BIO 224: Microbiology (4)  
ADN 252: Adult Health Nursing II (5)  
ADN 254: Childbearing Family and Children (5)  
SOC 101: Intro to Sociology (3)  
ADN 256: Adult Health Nursing III (3)  
ADN 257: Behavioral Health Nursing (3)  
ADN 258: Transition into Nursing Practice (2)  
SPE 108: Oral Communication (3)  
Group II Humanities: (3)  


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

of December 2018