Transfer Guides

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

Monte Ahuja College of Business Administration

Effective Spring 2023

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
General Education at Cleveland State University

Transfer students are strongly encouraged to contact the CSU's Transfer Center at 216-687-5568 to identify the appropriate transfer guide.

The following is a suggested program of study for students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree for the following majors:

  • Accounting 
  • Business Economics 
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Supply Chain Management
  • Property Management

For Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs, visit the appropriate program in the menu.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE EQUIVALENCIES

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

Writing/Composition

2 courses / 6 credit

ENGL 161 and 162 (C- or better is required in all courses)


Mathematics/QL

2 courses / 6 credits
Required for all BBA degree majors:
MTHM 171 (C grade or better required)
MTHM 168 (C grade or better required)

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). Students that have earned their A.A./A.S. degree or completed the OT36 will have AALAME requirement(s) waived unless the course is required by the department. 

COURSE LIST AALAME OPTIONS

ARTS 243, 244, 254
ENGL 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 259
HSTR 151, 152, 161, 162, 171, 252
HUMS 151, 261, 262, 263, 271, 274, 281
MUSC 251, 252, 261
PHLY 151, 161, 165, 174, 271, 281
RELG 251, 261, 281
THTR 151, 185

ARTS 245
ENGL 253
HUMS 261, 262, 264, 271
MUSC 262
RELG 181, 262


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). Students that have earned their A.A./A.S. degree or completed the OT36 will have AALAME requirement(s) waived unless the course is required by the department. 

COURSE LIST AALAME OPTIONS
Required for all majors
ECNM 151 and 152

CMMC 165
ECNM 151, 152
GPHY 152
HLED 151
PLSC 151, 155, 156, 157, 251
PSYH 151, 253, 254, 259
SOWK 151, 251
SOCY 151, 161, 256, 265
URBS 151, 151G

GPHY 151


Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits 

Must include at least 1 lab credit. 

DEPARTMENT COURSES WITH LAB COURSES WITHOUT LAB
ASTY 151  
BIOG 121, 122, 151, 152, 159, 161, 162, 163 115, 165, 268
CHMY 161, 162, 171, 172 155
PSSC 153, 156, 158G 161
PHYC 150, 152, 251, 252  

 


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. Students that have earned their A.A./A.S. degree will have both diversity requirements waived unless the course is required by the department.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE COURSES US DIVERSITY COURSES

ENGL 266
HSTR 267
SOCY 276
URBS 152, 152G, 162, 162G

HMSR 131
PSYH 275
WMST 210 or URBS 210


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).
  • ASLG courses at Lorain County Community College do not apply toward the Foreign Language Deficiency (FLD). 
ADDITIONAL BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS (FOR ALL MAJORS, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED)

CSU BBA degree COURSES LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLeGE EQUIVALENTS
ACT 221 and 222 ACTG 151 and 152 (ACT majors require an average GPA of 2.5 among both courses)
Both these courses are required for all BBA Degree Majors listed
BLW 411 BADM 161 or 165
BUS 151 BADM 155
ECN 201 and 202 ECNM 151 and 152 (C grade or better required for all BBA majors)
Both these courses are required for all BBA Degree Majors listed
OSM 202 Must be completed at CSU
GAD 250 BADM 211
IST 203 CISS 121 (C grade required for IST majors)
MKT 301 MKRG 251 (C grade required for MKT majors)
ACT 321 ACTG 265 (ACT majors only) (C grade or better required)
ACT 361 ACTG 267 (ACT majors only) (C grade or better required)
IST 211 CISS 221 and 222 (Information Systems majors only)

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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