Transfer Guides

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Effective Fall 2008

General Education at Cleveland State University

Students planning to transfer to Cleveland State Fall 2014 or later should utilize this transfer guide. If you used a previous version of the guide, you are encouraged to contact the faculty advisor for your major to discuss any recent curriculum changes.

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

Writing/Composition

2 courses / 6 credit

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


Mathematics/QL

2 courses / 6 credits

MTHM 121, 122, 150, 151, 158, 162, 168, 171, 172, 175, 178, 181, 182


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 243, 244, 254
CMMC 163
ENGL 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 259
HSTR 151, 152, 161, 162, 171, 252
HUMS 151, 190, 261, 262, 263, 271, 274, 281
MUSC 251, 252, 261
PHLY 151, 161, 165, 171, 174, 271, 281
RELG 251, 261, 281
SPNH 254
THTR 151, 185

ARTS 245
ENGL 253
HSTR 261, 262, 268, 269
HUMS 261, 262, 264, 271
MUSC 262
RELG 181, 262

Art Design, Art History, and Art Studio: ARTS 243, 244
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
English: ENGL 251, 257, 259
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
History: HSTR 161, 162
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
Philosophy: PHLY 151
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
Religious Studies: RELG 181
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
Social Studies: HSTR 161, 162 and 151

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

CMMC 165
ECNM 151, 152
GPHY 152
HLED 151
PLSC 151, 155, 156, 157
PSYH 151, 253, 254, 255, 259
SOWK 151, 251
SOCY 151, 161, 256, 259, 265
URBS 151, 151G, 161, 161G

GPHY 151

Communication Studies: CMMC 165
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Economics: ECNM 151, 152
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
International Relations: ECNM 151
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Political Science: PLSC 151, 156
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Social Studies: 
ECNM 152
PLSC 156
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Social Work:
SOCY 151
PSYH 151
PLSC 156
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Sociology: SOCY 151
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 

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, 195 115, 157, 165, 268
CHMY 161, 162, 171, 172 155
PSSC 153, 155, 156 161
PHYC 150, 152, 251, 252  

 

DEPARTMENT COURSES WITH LAB COURSES WITHOUT LAB
Social Work BIOG 152 plus one additional course  

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

ENGL 266
HSTR 265, 267
SOCY 276
URBS 152, 152G, 162, 162G

HMSR 131
HSTR 177, 292
PSYH 275
WMST 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:  STUDENTS WHO GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL BEFORE 1987 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 (select from AALAME courses in A&H and SS). 

And 

  • An additional year of a single foreign language in high school (i.e. 3 years total).
  • Two semesters of 100-level study in a language different than that completed in high school.
  • Two semesters of 200-level intermediate study of language completed in high school.
  • Two approved foreign culture courses (BMus students only). 
  • An introductory level sequence of a single foreign language (generally two semesters of 100-level study).
  • Two approved foreign culture courses.  

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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