TRANSFER GUIDE

Curriculum:  Nursing, Spring Arbor University
             RN to BSN Completion Transfer Program
Curriculum Code: 1529                                                              

1. This transfer guide represents an Articulation (partnership) Agreement
   between Lansing Community College (LCC) and Spring Arbor University (SAU)
   and is designed to facilitate the transfer of LCC students to SAU. LCC 
   courses applicable to the Nursing degree are listed in the articulation
   link above. After completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree in 
   Nursing from LCC, a student may transfer to the SAU School of Graduate and 
   Professional Studies Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion 
   program. This articulation agreement is in effect until August 1, 2016.  
2. LCC students may transfer to SAU after completing the following steps:
   a. Successful completion of a minimum of 58 transferable credits; 
   b. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher;
   c. Timely submission and approval of all application material, including
      a current unrestricted, unencumbered nursing license. 
   d. Personal interview with a SAU admissions representative and/or academic
3. Additional information:
   a. A maximum of 84 semester hours with a minimum of a 2.0 or better may be 
      transferred from LCC.
   b. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher to be 
      accepted in to the BSN program.
   c. A maximum of 40 technical/occupational hours may be applied toward the 
   c. Students may apply a maximum of 30 semester hours of prior-learning credits
      toward the degree.
4. The RN-BSN accelerated completion program prepares professional nurses to 
   contribute service and leadership to diverse communities through one of three 
   specialty area options. Leadership/Management synthesizes complex care issues
   with contemporary business and managed care practices.  Gerontology promotes
   comprehensive care for an aging population. Parish/Community integrates faith
   and health promotion within communities. 
5. Students seeking an LCC associate degree must fulfill specific graduation
   requirements. See the LCC Catalog for details.

For further information and advising, contact Cindy Meredith, SAU Director of 
Nursing, at (517) 750-6344 or (800) 968-9103, ext. 1344 or  

Effective from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014