Cleveland State University

Lorain County 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 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.

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 LCCC Equivalents
Writing/Composition
2 courses / 6 credits

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

Mathematics/QL
2 courses / 6 credits

Biology:
MTHM 168 & MTHM 181 or MTHM 181 & 182 or MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Biology - Medical Technology:
MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Chemistry (ACS-Certified track):
MTHM 181 and MTHM 182

Chemistry (Pre-Professional track):
MTHM 168 and 181

Environmental Science:
MTHM 168 & MTHM 181 or MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Health Science (General Interest track):
MTHM 168 plus choose one more course from the list below

Health Science (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks):
MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Mathematics:
MTHM 181 and MTHM 182

Pharmaceutical Science:
MTHM 181 and MTHM 182

Physics:
MTHM 181 and MTHM 182

Psychology:
MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU

Speech and Hearing:
MTHM 168 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:

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

Health Sciences majors:
PHLY 165 plus one course from the Non-US section below

All other majors, choose from the following:

Introductory Courses:
ARTS 254
CMMC 163
ENGL 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 259
HSTR 161, 162, 171, 252
HUMS 151, 190, 263, 274, 281
MUSC 251, 252, 261
PHLY 151, 165, 171, 174, 271, 281
RELG 251, 261, 281
SPNH 254
THTR 151, 185

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
SPNH 271, 272

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) majors:
ECNM 152 plus one course from the Non-US section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology:
PSYH 151 plus one course from the Non-US section below

All other majors, choose from the following:

Introductory Courses:
CMMC 165
ECNM 151, 152
GPHY 152
PLSC 151, 155, 156, 157
PSYH 151, 253, 254, 255, 259
SOWK 251
SOCY 151, 161, 256, 265
URBS 151, 151G, 161, 161G

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(*)

Biology
BIOG 161* and 162*
CHMY 171* and 172*

Biology – Medical Technology
BIOG 121* and 122*
BIOG 161*
CHMY 171* and 172*

Chemistry (ACS Certification)
CHMY 171* and 172*
PHYC 251* and 252*

Chemistry (Pre-Professional)
BIOG 161* and 162*
CHMY 171* and 172*
PHYC 151* and 152*

Environmental Science
BIOG 161* and 162*
CHMY 171* and 172*
PHYC 151* or PHYC 251*

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy):
BIOG 161* plus one course from the "all other majors" section below

Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy):
BIOG 161*
CHMY 161* and 162*
PHYC 151* and 152*

Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant)
BIOG 121* and 122*
BIOG 161* and 162*
CHMY 171* and 172*

Mathematics (B.S. Option):
PHYC 251* and 252*

Pharmaceutical Science
BIOG 121* and 122*
BIOG 161* and 162*
CHMY 171* and 172*
PHYC 151* and 152*

Physics (BA option)
BIOG 161* and 162* or CHMY 171* and 172*
PHYC 251* and 252*

Physics (BS option)
PHYC 251* and 252*

All other majors, choose from the following:

ASTY 151*
BIOG 115, 121*, 122*, 145, 151*, 152*, 157, 159*, 161*, 162*, 163*, 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

Health Sciences 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:
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

Other Equivalent Courses

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CSU Courses Choose from Corresponding LCCC Courses:
Biology
BIO 200/201 BIOG 161
BIO 202/203 BIOG 162
BIO 266/267 BIOG 121
BIO 268/269 BIOG 122
Chemistry
CHM 251/256 CHMY 161
CHM 252/257 CHMY 162
CHM 261/266 CHMY 171
CHM 262/267 CHMY 172
CHM 311/316 CHMY 265
CHM 331/336 CHMY 271
CHM 332/337 CHMY 272
Geology
GEO 100/101 PSSC 155
Health Sciences
HSC 203 ALHN 110 or ALHN 112
Math
MTH 147 MTHM 168
MTH 167 MTHM 171
MTH 168 MTHM 172 or MTHM 175
MTH 181 MTHM 181
MTH 182 MTHM 182
MTH 281 MTHM 281
MTH 288 MTHM 280
MTH 286 MTHM 283
Physics
PHY 221 PHYC 151
PHY 222 PHYC 152
PHY 241 PHYC 251
PHY 242 PHYC 252
Psychology
PSY 101 PSYH 151
PSY 220 PSYH 253
PSY 223 PSYH 251
PSY 221 PSYH 254
PSY 255 PSYH 275
PSY 317 PSYH 271
PSY 339 PSYH 261
PSY 342 PSYH 263
PSY 345 PSYH 257
PSY 352 PSYH 259

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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