Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Transfer Admission

SXU Transfer Guides and Agreements

The Office of Admission is excited to offer transfer students several tools to plan and evaluate the transfer of his or her credit over to Saint Xavier University. Our transfer guides and agreements are designed to assist students with completing their general education courses at a community college and then transfer to Saint Xavier University to complete their degree requirements. As a member of the IAI (Illinois Articulation Initiative), our participation allows students to follow a general education curriculum that will transfer smoothly to Saint Xavier University. Explore our academic program page and locate your community college below to begin planning your degree and transfer to Saint Xavier University!

Transfer Guides

Moraine Valley Community College

Major

MVCC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education (Grades 1-8)
English  English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
Middle Level Education Language Arts/Reading/Social Science (PDF)
Middle Level Education Math and Science (PDF)
Music Music
 Nursing Nursing
Political Science  Political Science
Professional Studies Professional Studies (PDF)
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
Sociology Sociology (PDF)
Spanish Spanish (PDF)

College of DuPage

Major

COD Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education
English  English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
Nursing   Nursing
Political Science  Political Science
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
 Sociology  Sociology (PDF)
 Spanish  Spanish (PDF)

Joliet Junior College

Major

JJC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education
 English  English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
 Nursing  Nursing
Political Science  Political Science
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
 Sociology  Sociology (PDF)
 Spanish  Spanish (PDF)

South Suburban College

Major

SSC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education
 English  English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
 Nursing Nursing
Political Science  Political Science
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
 Sociology Sociology (PDF)
 Spanish  Spanish (PDF)

Prairie State College

Major

PSC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education
 English English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
 Nursing  Nursing
Political Science  Political Science (PDF)
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
 Sociology  Sociology (PDF)
 Spanish  Spanish (PDF)

City Colleges of Chicago

Major

CCC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Chemistry Chemistry (PDF)
Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders (PDF)
Computer Science Computer Science (PDF)
Computer Studies Computer Studies (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Elementary Education Elementary Education (Grades 1-8)
 English English
History History (PDF)
Math Math (PDF)
 Nursing Nursing
Political Science  Political Science
Psychology Psychology
 Secondary Education  Secondary Education (PDF)
 Sociology  Sociology (PDF)
 Spanish Spanish (PDF)

College of Lake County

Major

CLC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
English English
 Nursing Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Triton College

Major

TC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
English English
Nursing  Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology  Psychology

Harper College

Major

HC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice (Gen Eds at HC) (PDF)
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice (Gen Eds at SXU) (PDF)
English English
 Nursing Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Parkland College

Major

PC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
English English
Nursing  Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Oakton Community College

Major

OCC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
English English
Nursing  Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology  Psychology

Kishwaukee College

Major

KC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Biology Pre-Health Biology Pre-Health (PDF)
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
English English
Nursing  Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Kankakee Community College

Major

KCC Transfer Guide

Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
Nursing Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Waubonsee Community College

Major

WCC Transfer Guide

Biology Biology
Business Business
Business Fast-Track Business Fast-Track
English English
Nursing Nursing
Political Science Political Science
Psychology Psychology

Transfer Agreements

Moraine Valley Community College

Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)    

Saint Xavier University will accept students from Moraine Valley Community College who have earned associate of applied science (AAS) degree in criminal justice as students who have reached junior standing and have completed the general education requirements of Saint Xavier University with the following exceptions:

  1. One 3 credit-hour course in philosophy (Phil 140) and one 3 credit-hour course in religious studies to be taken at Saint Xavier University.
  2. For School of Continuing and Professional Studies students (age 23 years or older), 6 additional credit hours are required:
    1. Foundation seminar
    2. Senior seminar
  3. For traditional-aged students in the College of Arts and Sciences, 6 additional credit hours are required:
    1. One 3 credit-hour course in mathematics
    2. One 3 credit-hour course in humanities (fine arts and literature or history).
  4. No grade of D or less will be accepted as part of the requirement for a major in criminal justice.
  5. Transferable courses must be at a post-secondary level.

For more information on either agreement, please contact the Office of Admission at Saint Xavier University at 773-298-3050 or an academic advisor at Moraine Valley Community College at 708-974-5721.

Computer Science (B.A.) and Computer Studies (B.S.)

Curriculum Guides

College of DuPage

Professional Studies

Associates of Arts or Associates of Applied Science

This partnership is designed to assist individuals who have previously earned or are currently pursuing an associate in applied science (AAS) or an associate of arts (A.A.) at College of DuPage and desire to earn a bachelor’s in professional studies (B.A.) at Saint Xavier’s Orland Park campus. This exciting partnership helps individuals successfully transition from their AAS or A.A. program at College of DuPage to the baccalaureate program.

Benefits of the partnership include the following:

  • Earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months;
  • Flexible classes meet during evening hours and on Saturdays;
  • Innovative courses are designed to meet the needs of busy professionals who prefer flexible learning options that stress interactive learning and teaming;
  • Courses are available both online and in a web-enhanced format;
  • A degree in professional studies opens doors to many fields, including health care administration, marketing management, human resources, government, non-profit administration and much more.

Articulation Agreement

Transfer Guides:

For more information about the agreement, please contact the Office of Admission at (800) 462-9288 or admission@sxu.edu.

Joliet Junior College

Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Associate in Arts (A.A.) or an Associate in Science (A.S.)    

The 2 + 2 Articulation Agreement between JJC and SXU is designed to allow students earning an associate in arts (A.A.) or an associate in science (A.S.) to complete a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education for an Illinois Type 04 certification, or a bachelor of science degree in elementary education for an Illinois Type 03 certification in four years. By participating in this agreement, transfer of credits, timely completion of all program and certification requirements, and better sequencing of learning experiences are assured for students.

If you intend to participate in this program, it is important you sign and submit the program advising checklist to an advisor at JJC, stating your intent to participate in this program. An admission representative from Saint Xavier University will meet with you once a semester at the Joliet Junior College campus to answer your questions and ensure that you continue to take the appropriate classes.  

The 2 + 2 program advising checklist are available at the JJC Advising Center and can be found in the SXU transfer guide.

Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)   

Saint Xavier University will accept students from Joliet Junior College who have earned an associate of applied science (AAS) degree in criminal justice as students, have reached junior standing, and have completed the general education requirementsof Saint Xavier University with the following exceptions:

  1. One 3 credit-hour course in philosophy (Phil 140) and one 3 credit-hour course in religious studies to be taken at Saint Xavier University.
  2. For School of Continuing and Professional Studies students (age 23 years or older), 6 additional credit hours are required:
    1. Foundation Seminar
    2. Senior Seminar
  3. For traditional-aged students in the College of Arts and Sciences, 6 additional credit hours are required:
    1. One 3 credit-hour course in mathematics
    2. One 3 credit-hour course in humanities (fine arts and literature or history).
  4. No grade of D or less will be accepted as part of the requirement for a major in criminal justice.
  5. Transferable courses must be at a post-secondary level.

For more information on either agreement, please contact the Office of Admission at Saint Xavier University at 773-298-3050.