Cleveland State University

Lakeland Community College Transfer Guide

College of Education and Human Services - Middle Childhood Education
(For Students Enrolled Prior to 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 Lakeland Community College (LCC), you may choose to take these GenEd08 courses at LCC or at CSU. Please contact a LCC advisor for guidance on courses required to receive your associate's degree.

Concentrations:

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

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

General Education Course Equivalencies

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

CSU GenEd08 Category Lakeland Community College Equivalents
Writing/Composition
2 courses / 6 credits

ENGL 1110 OR ENGL 1111 and
ENGL 1120 OR ENGL 1121 (C or better in each course)

Mathematics/QL
2 courses / 6 credits

Math Concentration
MTH 327 and 329 must be completed at CSU

All other concentrations choose from the following:

MATH 1101, 1201, 1550, 1600, 1650, 1700, 1890, 2250, 2400, 2450, 2500, 2600

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

Reading Language Arts and/or Social Studies Concentrations:
ENGL 2261 and HIST 1100 (Non-US)

All other concentrations, choose from the following:

Introductory courses:
ARTS 1120, 2240, 2245
ENGL 1140, 2210, 2215, 2220, 2230, 2235, 2245, 2250, 2260, 2261, 2263, 2296
HIST 2100, 2200
HUMX 1100, 1200, 1300
MUSC 1200, 1215, 1800, 2250
PHIL 1300, 1500, 2600, 2800
PHOT 1000

Non-US Courses:
ARTS 2220, 2230
CMPA 1000
HIST 1100, 1200, 1600, 2500, 2750
PHIL 2000, 2700

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:
PSYC 2500

Social Science Concentrations
HIS/PSC 227 or SOC 210 must be completed at CSU

All other concentrations choose one Non-US course from below:

Non-US courses:
GEOG 1600

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

Courses with lab credit are starred(*)

Science Concentrations:
BIOL 1140
GEOL 1100*
Additional Requirement: BIO 107 (lab) must be completed at CSU

All other concentration choose from the following:

BIOL 1010, 1020, 1030, 1140, 1150*, 1160*, 1170*, 1180*, 1200*, 1510*, 1520*, 2210*, 2220*
CHEM 1050*, 1100*, 1150*, 1500*, 1600*
GEOL 1100*, 1200*
GEOG 1550*
PHYS 1100*, 1200*, 1500, 1550, 1610*, 1620*, 2100*, 2410*, 2420*
PSCI 1100*, 1300*, 1400*, 1500*

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 course:
SOCY 2000
URST 2100

US Diversity:
EDC 300 must be completed at CSU

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 Lakeland CC Equivalent
HPR 101 PEHR 1500

> Professional Education Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

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CSU Requirement Lakeland CC Equivalent
EDB 200 *EDUC 1150
EDB 300 *EDUC 2300
EDB 302 *PSYC 2200
ESE 404 *EDUC 2031

> *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 Lakeland CC Equivalent
Reading and Language Arts Concentration
COM 101 or COM 242 COMM 1000 or 1050
COM 225 or ENG 201 No equivalent courses
ENG 240 ENGL 2220
ENG 241 or 271 ENGL 2210 or 2230
ENG 206 or 342 ENGL 2250 or 2260
Mathematics Concentration MTH 328 and 329 must be completed at CSU (must be eligible for placement into college-level Math)
Science Concentration No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration
ECN 201 or 202 ECON 2500 or 2600
HIS 102 HIST 1200
HIS 111 HIST 2100
HIS 112 HIST 2200 or 2300
HIS 200 GEOG 1500
PSC 111 POLS 1300

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.