Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Effective Fall 2008

General Education at Cleveland State University

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 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.

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

Required for all majors EXCEPT Economics:

MATH 1100, 1160, 1190 OR 1250, 1240, 1360, 1380, 1410, 1420, 1470, 1480, 1510, 1521, 1530, 153H, 1540, 154H, 1580, 1610, 161H, 1620, 162H

Economics Majors:

Math 1470 and 1480

Arts and Humanities
2 courses / 6 credits
(from 2 different departments)

One introductory course plus one Non-US course

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

Introductory Courses: Non-US 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

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

Art Studio: one course from intro list.

ART 2020 or 2030

Art History and Art Ed: one course from different department.

ART 2020 and 2030

History: HIST 1510, 1520

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Philosophy: PHIL 2020

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Religious Studies: REL 1010

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Social Studies:

  • HIST 1510 (or 151H), 1520 (or 152H)
  • HIST 1010 (or 101H) or 1020 (or 102H).
  • HIST 2080 or 1700, plus additional course from different department

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 US

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

Introductory Courses: Non-US courses:

ANTH 1010, 1020, 2010
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

GEOG 1010, 1050
POL 2060

Anthropology: 1010 or 1020

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Communication & Communication Management: SPCH 1010

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Criminology: SOC 1010

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Economics: ECON 2610 and 2620

One additional Non-US course from list above.

International Relations: ECON 2610

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Music Therapy: PSY 1010 (or 101H)
SOC 1010
SPCH 1000

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Political Science: POL 1010

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Social Science: ECON 2610
PSY 1010 (or 101H)
SOC 1010

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Social Studies: ANTH 1010 or 1020
ECON 2610, 2620
POL 1010
SOC 1010, 2070

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Social Work: SOC 1010, 2051 (or 2070)

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Sociology: SOC 1010, 2070, and 2150

One additional Non-US course from list above.

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

Department Courses WITH lab Courses without lab
BIO 1040/L*, 1050/L*, 1060/L*, 1100*, 1500*, 1510*, 2010*, 2050*, 2331*, 2341* 2150
CHEM 1010*, 1020*, 1300/L*, 130H*, 1310/L*, 131H*  
ESCI 1310/L*, 1410/L*, 1610/L* 141h, 2300
PSCI 1010/L*, 1020/L*, 1030/L*  
PHYS 1210*, 1220*, 2310*, 2320* 1050

Social Work choose 2 courses from the following: BIO 1040/L, BIO 1050/L, BIO 1060/L, BIO 1100 (includes 2hr lab), BIO 1500 (includes 2hr lab), BIO 1510 (includes 2hr lab). 

Social Diversity
2 courses / 6 credits

Must complete:

  • 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: US Diversity courses:

ENG 2510, 2520
HIST 2070, 2150, 2160
JMC 1610
MUS 1040
REL 2060
SOC 2310, 2550
UST 2020

ASL 1100
EDUC 2050
HIST 2660
SOC 2410
WST 200H, 1510, 1520

History & Social Studies: HIST 2150 or 2160

One additional course from list above.

Women’s Studies:  one course from intro list.

WST 1510

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

*All students (especially those in CLASS) are strongly encouraged to discuss this requirement with an academic advisor.

Students who graduated from high school in 1987 or later are required to complete one of the following:

Students who graduated from high school before 1987 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 (select from non-U.S. courses in A&H and SS).

And

  • An additional year of a single foreign language in high school (i.e. 3 years total).
  • Two semesters of 100-level study in a language different than that completed in high school.
  • Two semesters of 200-level intermediate study of language completed in high school.
  • Two approved foreign culture courses (BMus students only).
  • An introductory level sequence of a single foreign language (generally two semesters of 100-level study).
  • Two approved foreign culture courses.
Program Specific Requirements

CSU Social Work Tri-C Equivalents
BIO 102 and 106 each w/ 1-hour lab, (biology pre-requisites) BIO 1040 (w/104L); or 1050 (w/105L); or 1060 (w/106L); or 1100 (includes 2-hour lab); or 1500 (includes 2-hour lab); or 1510 (includes 2-hour lab)
PSC 111 POL 1010
PSY 101 PSY 1010 or 101H
SOC 101 SOC 1010 or 101H
SWK 200 HS 1300 or SOC 2040
SWK 201 SOC 2051 or HS 1850

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