Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Sciences and Health Professions

Effective Fall 2008

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.

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 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

Biology

MATH 1410 and 1610
Or
MATH 1410 and 1420
Or
Math 1610 and 1620

Biology – Medical Technology

MATH 1410 and 1420

Chemistry (ACS – Certified track)

MATH 1610 and 1620

Chemistry (Pre-Professional track)

MATH 1410 and 1610

Environmental Science

MATH 1410 and 1420
Or
MATH 1410 and 1610

Health Science (General interest track)

MATH 1410 plus choose one more course from the list below.

Health Science (Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks)

MATH 1410 and 1420

Mathematics

MATH 1610 and 1620

Pharmaceutical Science

MATH 1610 and 1620

Physics

MATH 1610 and 1620

Psychology

MATH 1410 and 1420

Speech and Hearing

MATH 1410 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 list

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

Arts and Humanities
2 courses / 6 credits

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

Health Science: PHIL 2050

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:

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

Environmental Science (Environmental Planning): ECON 2620

One additional Non-US course from list above.

Health Science (Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology: PSY 1010 (or PSY 101H)

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
Department Courses WITH lab Courses without lab

Biology:

BIO 1500, 1510
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)

 

Biology – Medical Technology

BIO 1500 and 2341
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)

BIO 2331

Chemistry (ACS Certification)

CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 2310 and 2320

 

Chemistry (Pre-Professional)

BIO 1500 and 1510
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 1210 OR 2310

 

Environmental Science

BIO 1500 and 1510
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 1210 OR 2310

 

Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy)

BIO 1500 plus one additional course from the Natural Science list above. 

 

Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy)

BIO 1500
CHEM 1010 and 1020
PHYS 1210 and 1220

 

Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant)

BIO 1500, 1510, 2331, 2341
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)

 

Mathematics (B.S. Option)

PHYS 2310 and 2320

 

Pharmaceutical Science

BIO 1500, 1510, 2331, 2341
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 2310 and 2320

 

Physics (B.A. Option)

BIO 1500 and 1510
OR
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
AND
PHYS 2310 and 2320

 

Physics (B.S. Option)

PHYS 2310 and 2320

 

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

Health Science majors: must complete this requirement by completing HSC 305 at CSU and one African American Experience from the list above.

 

Speech and Hearing majors: must complete this requirement by completing SPH 438 at CSU and one African American Experience from the list above.

 

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

Major CSU Courses Tri-C Equivalents
Biology BIO 200/201 BIO 1500
  BIO 202/203 BIO 1510
  BIO 266/267 BIO 2331
  BIO 268/269 BIO 2341
Chemistry CHM 251/256 CHEM 1010
  CHM 252/257 CHEM 1020
  CHM 261/166 CHEM 1300/130L
  CHM 262/267 CHEM 1310/131L
  CHM 331/336 CHEM 2300
  CHM 332/337 CHEM 2310
  CHM 311/316 CHEM 2400
Geology GEO 100/101 ESCI 1410/141L
Health Sciences HSC 203 MA 1010 OR MA 1020
Math MTH 147 MATH 1410
  MTH 167 MATH 1520 OR 1521 OR 152H
  MTH 168 MATH 1510 OR 151H OR 1580
  MTH 181 MATH 1610 OR 161H
  MTH 182 MATH 1620 OR 162H
  MTH 281 MATH 2310 OR 231H
  MTH 288 MATH 2410
  MTH 286 MATH 2520
  MTH 347 MATH 1420
Physics PHY 221 PHYS 1210
  PHY 222 PHYS 1220
  PHY 241 PHYS 2310
  PHY 242 PHYS 2320
  PHY 330 PHYS 2400
Psychology PSY 101 PSY 1010
  PSY 220 PSY 2010
  PSY 223 PSY 2020
  PSY 221 PSY 2060
  PSY 339 PSY 2040
  PSY 342 PSY 2050
  PSY 345 PSY 2080
Speech and Hearing SPH 228 SPCH 2180
  SPH 231 SPCH 2150
  SPH 251 ASL 1010
  SPH 252 ASL 1020

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.

Cleveland State University is an AA/EOE committed to nondiscrimination. M/F/H/V encouraged.