Transfer Guides

Lakeland Community College Transfer Guide

Washkewicz College of Engineering

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 Lakeland Community College (LCC), you may choose to take these GenEd08 courses at LCC or at CSU. Please contact a LCC 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.

As of Fall 2015, Computer Science has been relocated to the College of Engineering from Business. 

Writing/Composition

2 courses / 6 credit

ENGL 1110 OR ENGL 1111 and
ENGL 1120 OR ENGL 1121 (C or better in each course)


Mathematics/QL

2 courses / 6 credits
DEPARTMENT COURSE LIST
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors: MATH 2500 and 2600
Engineering Technology majors choose from the following: (prefer 1600 or above)  MATH 1600, 1650, 1700, 1890, 2400, 2600 

Arts and Humanities



2 courses / 6 credits from 2 different departments

At least one of these courses, or one of the approved Social Sciences course, must be focused on Africa, Asia, Latin American or the Middle East (AALAME).

COURSE LIST AALAME OPTIONS
ARTS 1120, 2220, 2230
ENGL 2210, 2215, 2220, 2230, 2235, 2245, 2250, 2260, 2261, 2263, 2296
HIST 1150, 1550, 2150, 2250
HUMX 1100, 1200, 1300
MUSC 1200, 1215, 1800, 2250
PHOT 1000 
HIST 2750
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Technology majors: 
PHL 215 must be completed at CSU 

Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 

Social Sciences

2 courses / 6 credits from 2 different departments

At least one of these courses, or one of the approved Arts and Humanities course, must be focused on Africa, Asia, Latin American or the Middle East (AALAME).

COURSE LIST AALAME OPTIONS

ANTH 1160
COMM 1100, 1150, 2100
ECON 1150, 2500, 2600, 2700, 2930
GEOG 1500, 1800, 2000, 2500
JRNL 1000
LING 1500
PEHR 1750
POLS 1300, 2200, 2300, 2500
PSYC 1500, 2400, 2500, 2600
SOCY 1150, 1190, 2270, 2280
SPCH 1150
URST 2000

GEOG 1600

Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors: 
ENGS 2820 

Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Engineering Technology majors choose from the following: 
COMM 1100 or 1150

Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 

Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits from 2 different departments

Must include at least 1 lab credit.  

DEPARTMENT COURSES WITH LAB
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors    CHEM 1500
PHYS 2410 and 2420
Engineering Technology majors choose from the following:   CHM 1500 
PHY 1610 
PHY 2410

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

SOCY 2000
URST 2100

ASLI 1550, 1700
ENGL 2248, 2275
HIST 2450
HMSV 1215
IDST 1200
POLS 2400
PSYC 1700


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 LAKELAND EQUIVALENT COURSES
Chemical Engineering
CHM 262 and 267 CHEM 1600
CHM 331 and 336 CHEM 2500
Advanced Chemistry Elective CHEM 2600
ESC 201 (Optional) ENGS 2010 (Optional)
ESC 120  ENGS 1000 or ENGR 1000
ESC 250 MATH 2850
ESC 282 ENGS 2820
MTH 283 MATH 2700
ESC 151 CPET 1120
Civil Engineering
ESC 120 ENGS 1000 or ENGR 1000
ESC 250 MATH 2850
ESC 282 ENGS 2820
MTH 283 MATH 2700
CVE 211 and CVE 212 CIVT 2111, 2112, and CADT 1100
ESC 201 ENGS 2010
Computer Engineering
ESC 120  ENGS 1000 or ENGR 1000
ESC 250 MATH 2850
ESC 282 ENGS 2820
MTH 284 MATH 2800
CIS 260 ITCS 1820 and 2820
CIS 265 ITCS 2870
Electrical Engineering
ESC 250 MATH 2850
ESC 282 ENGS 2820
MTH 283 MATH 2700
MTH 284 MATH 2800
ESC 151 CPET 1120
Engineering Technology (EET/MET)
ESC 120 ENGS 1000 or ENGR 1000
ESC 151 CPET 1120
Mechanical Engineering
ESC 120 ENGS 1000 or ENGR 1000
ESC 250 MATH 2850
ESC 282 ENGS 2820
MTH 283 MATH 2700
ESC 201 ENGS 2010
MCE 250 and 251 CIMN 1110 and 1210
ESC 202 ENGS 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE: Engineering courses have many prerequisites, which are strictly enforced. You will need a minimum of 2.5 years at CSU to complete degrees in Civil and Mechanical Engineering programs, and a minimum of 3 years at CSU to complete degrees in Chemical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering programs.

  • Chemical Engineering - Calculus II, Physics I, and General Chemistry II/Lab
  • Civil Engineering - Calculus III, Differential Equations, and Physics II
  • Computer Engineering - Calculus II and Physics I
  • Computer Science - Calculus II and Physics I and II
  • Electrical Engineering - Calculus II and Physics I
  • Mechanical Engineering- Calculus III, Differential Equations, and Physics II

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