Transfer Guides

Lakeland Community College Transfer Guide

College of Education and Human Services - Middle Childhood Education (CREATE)

Effective for Freshman Beginning Fall 2014

General Education at Cleveland State University

Due to curriculum changes in the College of Education and Human Services, transfer students are strongly encouraged to contact the Education Student Service Center at 216-687-4625 to identify the appropriate transfer guide.

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.

Concentrations:

Middle Childhood majors are required to complete coursework in TWO of the following subject concentrations:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Reading and Language Arts
General Education Course Equivalencies

The courses listed below can be used to fulfill General Education requirements at CSU.

CSU Gen Ed 08 Category Lakeland Community College Equivalents
Writing/Composition
2 courses / 6 credits

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

Mathematics/QL
2 courses / 6 credits
Math Concentration
MTH 327 and 329 must be completed at CSU
 
All other concentrations choose from the following: 

MATH 1101, 1201, 1550, 1600, 1650, 1700, 1890, 2400, 2500, 2600

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

One introductory Arts and Humanities course plus one course focused on a society other than the U.S.

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

Math and Social Studies and Science and Social Studies
EUT 210 must be completed at CSU
HIST 1250

Language Arts and Social Studies
ENG 2210
HIST 1250

Math and Language Arts, Math and Science, Science and Language Arts
EUT 210 must be completed at CSU 

Non-US Courses:
ARTS 2220, 2230
HIST 1150, 1250, 1550, 2750
PHIL 2000, 2700

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: 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

Required
PSYC 2500

All other concentrations choose one Non-US course from below: 

Non-US courses:
GEOG 1600

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

Courses with lab credit are starred(*)

Science Concentrations
CHM 380 must be completed at CSU
GEOL 1100*

All other concentration choose from the following: 

BIOL 1010, 1020, 1030, 1140, 1150*, 1160*, 1170*, 1180*, 1200*, 1510*, 1520*, 2210*, 2220*
CHEM 1050*, 1100*, 1150*, 1500*, 1600*
GEOL 1100*, 1200*
GEOG 1550*
PHYS 1100*, 1200*, 1500, 1550, 1610*, 1620*, 2100*, 2410*, 2420*
PSCI 1100*, 1300*, 1400*, 1500*

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
African-American Experience Courses (Language Arts Concentration only)
ENG 207 or 347 must be taken at CSU 

African-American Experience course:
SOCY 2000
URST 2100

 

US Diversity:
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
Additional General Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

CSU Requirement Lakeland CC Equivalent
HPR 101 PEHR 1500
Professional Education Requirements for Middle Childhood Education Majors

CSU Requirement Lakeland CC Equivalent
EDB 242 *EDUC 1150
ETE 243, 343, 353 *EDUC 2300
EDM 352 *PSYC 2200
EDM 342 *EDUC 2031
Portfolio Requirement

CSU's College of Education and Human Services requires its students to prepare electronic portfolios documenting their growth and achievement in twelve outcomes.  At CSU the portfolio process begins in EDB 242. Students taking Professional Course equivalents elsewhere should retain papers, projects, and other course artifacts for future incorporation into their CSU portfolios.

Students planning to complete their teaching licensure program at CSU should explore additional information about the CSU portfolio requirement at: http://www.csuohio.edu/cehs/eportfolio/electronic-portfolios

Middle Childhood Concentration Requirements

CSU Requirement Lakeland CC Equivalent
Reading and Language Arts Concentration
ENG 342 ENGL 2250 or 2260
Mathematics Concentration MTH 328 and 329 must be completed at CSU (must be eligible for placement into college-level Math)
Science Concentration No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration
ECN 201 or 202 ECON 2500 or 2600
HIS 102 HIST 1250
HIS 111 HIST 2150
HIS 112 HIST 2250 or 2300
HIS 200 GEOG 1500
PSC 111 POLS 1300

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.