Cleveland State University

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Education and Human Services - Middle Childhood Education (CREATE)
(Effective for Freshmen beginning Fall 2014)

General Education at Cleveland State University

Due to curriculum changes in the College of Education and Human Services, transfer students are strongly encouraged to contact the Education Student Service Center at 216-687-4625 to identify the appropriate transfer guide.

Cleveland State University's General Education (GenEd08) curriculum consists of knowledge and skill components considered to be critical for all University graduates to master in the subject-matter areas listed below. As a student at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), you may choose to take these GenEd08 courses at Tri-C or at CSU. Please contact a Tri-C advisor for guidance on courses required to receive your associate's degree.

The courses listed below can be used to fulfill General Education requirements at CSU.

Concentrations:

Middle Childhood majors are required to complete coursework in TWO of the following subject concentrations:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Reading and Language Arts

Students planning to earn teacher licensure for grades 7-12 at CSU will major in their subject area (Math, Science, English, History/Social Studies) as students in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences or the College of Science and Health Professions, and minor in Education.

Students must meet any academic requirements of the college in which they are majoring in addition to their general education and licensure requirements. Students are encouraged to meet with CSU advisors in both college advising offices.

General Education Course Equivalencies

The courses listed below can be used to fulfill General Education requirements at CSU.

Concentration choices may change General Education course selections

CSU Gen Ed 08 Category Tri-C Equivalents
Writing/Composition
2 courses / 6 credits
ENG 1010 OR ENG 101H and
ENG 1020 OR ENG 102H (C or better is required in all courses)
Mathematics/QL
2 courses / 6 credits
Math Concentrations
MTH 327 and 329 must be completed at CSU

All other concentrations, choose from the following: MATH 1160, 1190, 1250, 1360, 1380, 1410, 1420, 1470, 1480, 1510, 1521, 1580, 1610, 161H, 1620, 162H

Arts & Humanities
2 courses / 6 credits
(from 2 different departments)

One introductory Arts & Humanities course plus one course focused on a society other than the U.S.

NOTE: One non-US Social Science or Arts and Humanities course must be focused on Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Middle East. These courses are in bold italics

Math and Social Studies AND Science and Social Studies
EUT 210 must be completed at CSU
HIST 1020

Language Arts Social Studies
ENG 2420
HIST 1020

Math and Language Arts, Math and Science, Science and Language Arts
EUT 210 must be completed at CSU

Non-US courses:
ART 1040, 2020, 2030
ENG 2700, 2720
FREN 2420
GER 2420
HIST 1010, 101H, 1020, 102H, 1700, 2040, 2051, 2060, 2080
ITAL 2420
MUS 1010, 1050, 2500, 2510
PHIL 208H, 2010
REL 1010, 2010, 2030, 2040, 2050
RUSS 2420
SPAN 2420, 2430
THEA 2210, 2220

Social Science
2 courses / 6 credits
(from 2 different departments)

One introductory Social Science course plus one course focused on a society other than the U.S.

NOTE: One non-US Social Science or Arts and Humanities course must be focused on Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Middle East. These courses are in bold italics

Required:
PSY 2060

Choose one Non-US course from the following:

Non-US courses:
ANTH 2010
GEOG 1010, 1050
POL 2060

Natural Science
2 courses / 7 credits (must include at least 1 lab credit)

Courses with lab credit are starred(*)
Science Concentrations
CHM 380 must be completed at CSU
ESCI 1410/141L

All other concentrations, choose from the following:

BIO 1040/L*, 1050/L*, 1060/L*, 1100*, 1500*, 1510*, 2010*, 2050*, 2150, 2331*, 2341*
CHEM 1010*, 1020*, 1300/L*, 130H*, 1310/L*, 131H*
ESCI 1310/L*, 1410/L*, 141H, 1610/L*, 2300
PSCI 1010/L*, 1020/L*, 1030/L*
PHYS 1050, 1210*, 1220*, 2310*, 2320*

Social Diversity
2 courses / 6 credits

Must be comprised of:
  • 1 African-American course
  • 1 US Diversity course
Students transferring in more than 60 hours are only required to take 1 course

African-American Experience Courses (Language Arts Concentration)
ENG 2510, 2520

African-American Experience Courses:
ENG 2510, 2520
HIST 2070, 2150, 2160
JMC 1610
MUS 1040
REL 2060
SOC 2310, 2550
UST 2020

US Diversity courses:
ASL 1100
EDUC 2050
HIST 2660
SOC 2410
WST 200H, 1510, 1520

Writing Across the Curriculum/
Speaking Across the Curriculum

Minimum of 3 courses

Students transferring 60 - 89 hours: one course waived
Students transferring 90 + hours: two courses waived
One WAC/SPAC course must be in the student's major

No transfer courses count toward this requirement - all WAC courses must be completed at CSU

Foreign Language

Students who graduated from high school in 1987 or later are required to complete one of the following:

  • Two years of a single foreign language in high school
  • An introductory level sequence of a single foreign language (generally, two semesters of 100-level study)
  • Two American Sign Language courses and one approved foreign culture course

> Additional General Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

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CSU Requirement Tri-C Equivalent
HPR 101 HLTH 1100

> Professional Education Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

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CSU Requirement Tri-C Equivalent
EDB 242 *EDUC 1011
ETE 243, 343, 353 *EDUC 1020
EDM 352 *PSY 2110
EDM 342 *EDUC 1411

> *Portfolio Requirement

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CSU's College of Education and Human Services requires its students to prepare electronic portfolios documenting their growth and achievement in twelve outcomes. At CSU the portfolio process begins in EDB 200.Students taking Professional Course equivalents elsewhere should retain papers, projects, and other course artifacts for future incorporation into their CSU portfolios.

Students planning to complete their teaching licensure program at CSU should explore additional information about the CSU portfolio requirement at: http://www.csuohio.edu/cehs/students/portfolios/

> Middle Childhood Concentration Requirements

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CSU Requirement Tri-C Equivalent
Reading and Language Arts Concentration
ENG 342 ENG 2310 or 2320
Mathematics Concentration No equivalent courses
Science Concentration No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration
ECN 201 or 202 ECON 2610 or 2620
HIS 102 HIS 1020
HIS 111 HIS 1510
HIS 112 HIS 1520
HIS 200 GEOG 1000
PSC 111 POL 1010

This information is provided solely for the convenience of the reader, and the University expressly disclaims any liability which may otherwise be incurred. This publication is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, the University reserves the right to make changes at any time with respect to course offerings, degree requirements, services provided, or any other subject addressed herein.

Cleveland State University is an AA/EOE committed to nondiscrimination. M/F/H/V encouraged.

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