Cleveland State University

Lakeland 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

Students planning to transfer to Cleveland State Fall 2014 or later should utilize this transfer guide. If you used a previous version of the guide, you are encouraged to contact the faculty advisor for your major to discuss any recent curriculum changes.

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.

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 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

Biology
MATH 1550 and MATH 2500 or MATH 2500 and 2600 or MATH 1550 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Biology - Medical Technology
MATH 1550 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Chemistry (ACS-Certified track)
MATH 2500 and 2600

Chemistry (Pre-Professional track)
MATH 1550 and 2500

Environmental Science
MATH 1550 and 2500 or MATH 1550 and an upper-level statistics course to be taken at CSU

Health Science (General Interest track)
MATH 1550 plus choose one more course from the list below

Health Science (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks)
MATH 1550 and an upper-level statistics course to be taken at CSU

Mathematics
MATH 2500 and 2600

Pharmaceutical Science
MATH 2500 and 2600

Physics
MATH 2500 and 2600

Psychology
MATH 1550 and an upper-level statistics course to be taken at CSU

Speech and Hearing
MATH 1550 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 1101, 1201, 1550, 1600, 1650, 1700, 1890, 2250, 2350, 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

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

Environmental Science (Environmental Planning)
ECON 2600 plus one course from the Non-US section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology
PSYC 1500 plus one course from the Non-US section below

All other majors choose from the following:

Introductory courses:
ANTH 1160
ECON 1150, 2500, 2600, 2700, 2930
GEOG 1500, 1800, 2000, 2500
JRNL 1000
LING 1500
POLS 1300, 2200, 2300, 2500
PSYC 1500, 2400, 2500, 2600
SOCY 1150, 1180, 1190, 2270
SPCH 1100, 1150, 2100
URST 2000

Non-US courses:
GEOG 1600

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

Courses with lab credit are starred(*)

Biology
BIOL 1510*
BIOL 2210* and 2220*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*

Biology – Medical Technology
BIOL 1510* and 1520*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*

Chemistry (ACS Certification)
CHEM 1500* and 1600*
PHYS 2410* and 2420*

Chemistry (Pre-Professional)
BIOL 1510* and 1520*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*
PHYS 1610* and 1620*

Environmental Science
BIOL 1510* and 1520*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*
PHYS 1610* or 2410*

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy)
BIOL 1510* plus one course from the "all other majors" section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant)
BIOL 1510* and 1520*
BIOG 2210* and 2220*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*

Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy)
BIOL 1510*
CHEM 1100* and 1150*
PHYS 1610* and 1620*

Mathematics (B.S. Option)
PHYS 2410* and 2420*

Pharmaceutical Science
BIOL 1510* and 1520*
BIOL 2210* and 2220*
CHEM 1500* and 1600*
PHYS 1610* and 1620*

Physics (BA option)
BIOL 1510* and 1520* or CHEM 1500* and 1600*
PHYS 2410* and 2420*

Physics (BS option)
PHYS 2410* and 2420*

All other majors, 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

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 & 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 one course from each section below:

African-American Experience course:
SOCY 2000
URST 2100

US Diversity:
ASLI 1500, 1600, 1700
ENGL 2248, 2275
HIST 2450
HMSV 1215
IDST 1200
POLS 2400

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

College of Sciences and Health Professions Majors Other Equivalent Courses

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CSU Courses Choose from Corresponding LCC Courses:
Biology
BIO 200/201 BIOL 1510
BIO 202/203 BIOL 1520
BIO 266/267 BIOL 2210
BIO 268/269 BIOL 2220
Chemistry
CHM 251/256 CHEM 1100
CHM 252/257 CHEM 1150
CHM 261/266 CHEM 1500
CHM 262/267 CHEM 1600
CHM 311/316 CHEM 2000
CHM 331/336 CHEM 2500
CHM 332/337 CHEM 2600
Geology
GEO 100/101 GEOL 1100
Health Sciences
HSC 203 HLTH 1210
Math
MTH 147 MATH 1550
MTH 167 MATH 1650
MTH 168 MATH 1700 or MATH 1800
MTH 181 MATH 2500
MTH 182 MATH 2600
MTH 281 MATH 2700
MTH 286 MATH 2800
MTH 288 MATH 2850
Physics
PHY 221 PHYS 1610
PHY 222 PHYS 1620
PHY 241 PHYS 2410
PHY 242 PHYS 2420
PHY 330 PHYS 2400
Psychology
PSY 101 PSYC 1500
PSY 220 PSYC 2400
PSY 223 PSYC 2100
PSY 221 PSYC 2500
PSY 255 PSYC 1700
PSY 339 PSYC 2800
PSY 342 PSYC 2300
PSY 345 PSYC 2700
Speech and Hearing
SPH 251 ASLI 1100
SPH 252 ASLI 1200

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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