Cleveland State University

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

College of Education and Human Services - Middle Childhood Education (CREATE)
(Effective for Freshman 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 Lorain County Community College (LCCC), you may choose to take these GenEd08 courses at LCCC or at CSU. Please contact a LCCC 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 LCCC Equivalents
Writing/Composition
2 courses / 6 credits

ENGL 161 (C or better)
ENGL 162 (C or better)

Mathematics/QL
2 courses / 6 credits

Math Concentration
MTH 327 and 329 must be completed at CSU

All other concentrations choose from the following:

MTHM 121, 122, 150, 151, 152, 162, 168, 171, 172, 175, 178, 181, 182

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
HSTR 152

Language Arts and Social Studies
ENGL 255
HSTR 152

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

Non-US Courses:
ARTS 243, 244, 245
ENGL 253
HSTR 151, 152, 261, 262, 268, 269
HUMS 261, 262, 271
MUSC 262
PHLY 161
RELG 181

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:
PSYH 254

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

Non-US Courses:
GPHY 151, 151G

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
PSSC 156* or 161*

All other concentration choose from the following:

ASTY 151*
BIOG 115, 121*, 122*, 145, 151*, 152*, 157, 159*, 161*, 162*, 163*, 165, 195*, 268,
CHMY 155, 161*, 162*, 171*, 172*
PSSC 153*, 155*, 156*, 161*
PHYC 151*, 152*, 251*, 252*

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 only)
ENG 266

African-American Experience Courses:
ENGL 266
HSTR 265, HSTR 267
SOCY 276
URBS 152, 152G, 162, 162G

US Diversity Courses:
HMSR 131
HSTR 177, 292
WMST 210

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 LCCC Equivalent
HPR 101 HLED 151

> Professional Education Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

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CSU Requirement LCCC Equivalent
EDB 242 *EDCT 181
ETE 243, 343, 353 *EDCT 264
EDM 352 *EDCT 252
EDM 342 *EDCT 254
EDL 301 *EDCT 261

> *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 LCCC Equivalent
Reading and Language Arts Concentration
ENG 342 ENGL 251 or 252
Mathematics Concentration No equivalent courses
Science Concentration No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration
ECN 201 or 202 ECNM 151 or 152
HIS 102 HSTR 152
HIS 111 HSTR 161
HIS 112 HSTR 162
HIS 200 No equivalent courses
PSC 111 PLSC 156

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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