Cleveland State University

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Sciences and Health Professions
Effective Fall 2008

General Education at Cleveland State University

College of Sciences and Health Professions Majors

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 following is a suggested program of study for students pursuing the following fields: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Health Sciences (including Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Physician Assisting), Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics, Pre-Pharmacy, Psychology, and Speech and Hearing.

General Education Course Equivalencies

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

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

Biology:
MATH 1410 and MATH 1610 OR MATH 1410 and 1420 OR MATH 1610 and 1620

Biology - Medical Technology:
MATH 1410 and 1420

Chemistry (ACS-Certified track):
MATH 1610 and 1620

Chemistry (Pre-Professional track):
MATH 1410 and 1610

Environmental Science:
MATH 1410 and 1420 OR MATH 1410 and MATH 1610

Health Science (General Interest track):
MATH 1410 plus choose one more course from the list below

Health Science (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks):
MATH 1410 and 1420

Mathematics:
MATH 1610 and 1620

Pharmaceutical Science:
MATH 1610 and 1620

Physics:
MATH 1610 and 1620

Psychology:
MATH 1410 and 1420

Speech and Hearing:
MATH 1410 plus choose one more course from the list below

Health Sciences (General Interest) and Speech and Hearing majors choose an additional course from the following:
MATH 1160, 1190, 1250, 1360, 1380, 1410, 1420, 1470, 1480, 1510, 1521, 1580, 1610, 161H, 1620, 162H
Arts and Humanities
2 courses / 6 credits
(from 2 different departments)

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

NOTE: 1 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
Health Science:
PHIL 2050 plus one course from the Non-US section below

All other majors choose from the following:

Introductory courses:
ANTH 1030
ART 1010
DANC 1100
ENG 2310, 2320, 2410, 2420, 2430, 2710, 2730
HIST 1510, 151H, 1520, 152H, 1610
HUM 1010, 1020, 1030
JMC 1310
MUS 1020, 1030, 2520, 2530
PHIL 1000, 1010, 101H, 1020, 2020, 2031, 2040, 2050
REL 2020
THEA 1010, 1100
UST 1120
WST 2030


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

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

NOTE: 1 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

Environmental Science (Environmental Planning) majors:
ECON 2620 plus one course from the Non-US section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology:
PSY 1010 (or PSY 101H) plus one course from Non-US section below

All other majors choose from the following:

Introductory courses:
ANTH 1010, 1020
ECN 1210, 1220, 2610, 2620
GEOG 1000, 1510
HS 1300
JMC 1011
POL 1010, 2030, 2070, 2100
PSY 1010, 101H, 1050, 2010, 2060, 2100,
SSCI 1030, 1040
SOC 1010, 1020, 2010, 2051, 2070, 2100, 2110, 2150, 2160, 2210, 2510
SPCH 1000, 2160
UST 1010, 1020, 2070
WST 2010

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(*)

Biology:
BIO 1500* and 1510*
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)

Biology - Medical Technology:
BIO 1500*
BIO 2331 and 2341
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)

Chemistry (ACS Certification):
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)
PHYS 2310* and 2320*

Chemistry (Pre-Professional) :
BIO 1500* and 1510*
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)
PHYS 1210* and 1220*

Environmental Science:
BIO 1500* and 1510*
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)
PHYS 1210* OR PHYS 2310*

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy):
BIO 1500* plus one course from the "all other majors" section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy):
BIO 1500*
CHEM 1010* and 1020*
PHYS 1210* and 1220*

Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant):
BIO 1500* and 1510*
BIO 2331* and 2341*
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)

Pharmaceutical Science:
BIO 1500* and 1510*
BIO 2331* and 2341*
CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)
PHYS 1210* and 1220*

Physics (B.A. Option) :
BIO 1500* and 1510* OR CHEM 1300/130L* (or CHEM 130H*) and CHEM 1310/131L* (or CHEM 131H*)
PHYS 2310* and 2320*

Physics (B.S. Option) :
PHYS 2310* and 2320*

All other majors 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

Health Science majors must complete the US Diversity requirement by completing HSC 305 at CSU and one African-American Experience from the list below

Speech and Hearing majors complete the Social Diversity requirement by completing SPH 438 at CSU (African American Experience) and one US Diversity course from the list below

All other majors choose from the following:

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

Other Equivalent Courses

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CSU Courses Choose from Corresponding Tri-C Courses:
Biology
BIO 200/201 BIO 1500
BIO 202/203 BIO 1510
BIO 266/267 BIO 2331
BIO 268/269 BIO 2341
Chemistry
CHM 251/256 CHEM 1010
CHM 252/257 CHEM 1020
CHM 261/266 CHEM 1300/130L
CHM 262/267 CHEM 1310/131L
CHM 331/336 CHEM 2300
CHM 332/337 CHEM 2310
CHM 311/316 CHEM 2400
Geology
GEO 100/101 ESCI 1410/141L
Health Sciences
HSC 203 MA 1010 or MA 1020
Math
MTH 147 MATH 1410
MTH 167 MATH 1520 or MATH 1521 or MATH 152H
MTH 168 MATH 1510 or MATH 151H or MATH 1580
MTH 181 MATH 1610 or MTH 161H
MTH 182 MATH 1620 or MTH 162H
MTH 281 MATH 2310 or MTH 231H
MTH 288 MATH 2410
MTH 286 MATH 2520
MTH 347 MATH 1420
Physics
PHY 221 PHYS 1210
PHY 222 PHYS 1220
PHY 241 PHYS 2310
PHY 242 PHYS 2320
PHY 330 PHYS 2400
Psychology
PSY 101 PSY 1010
PSY 220 PSY 2010
PSY 223 PSY 2020
PSY 221 PSY 2060
PSY 339 PSY 2040
PSY 342 PSY 2050
PSY 345 PSY 2080
Speech and Hearing
SPH 228 SPCH 2180
SPH 231 SPCH 2150
SPH 251 ASL 1010
SPH 252 ASL 1020

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.

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