Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

School of Nursing

General Education at Cleveland State University

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

MATH 1410*

*For BSN students starting the Statistics sequence in Fall 2010 or later, only MATH 1410 is required.  Students who started the sequence prior to Fall 2010 must complete both MATH 1410 and 1420 in order to meet the Statistics requirement for the School of Nursing. 

Basic Nursing and RN-BSN majors choose from the following:

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

Note: UST 404 at CSU partially completes this requirement

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

Basic and Accelerated Nursing majors: PHIL 2020 or 2050

One additional Non-US course from list above.

RN-BSN majors: one course from list above. 

One additional Non-US course from list above.

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:

Required for all nursing majors
PSY 1010

 

 

 

GEOG 1010, 1050
POL 2060

 

 

 

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

 

courses with lab

Required for all Nursing majors:

CHEM 1010 and 1020
or
CHEM 1300/130L and 1310/131L

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:
Basic Nursing and RN-BSN majors choose one from each category:

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

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
Major Recommended Courses

CSU Courses Tri-C Equivalents
BIO 264 and 265 BIO 2500
BIO 266 and 267 BIO 2331
BIO 268 and 269 BIO 2341

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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