Transfer Guides

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

Washkewicz College of Engineering

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 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.

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

Writing/Composition

2 courses / 6 credit

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


Mathematics/QL

2 courses / 6 credits
MAJORS COURSE LIST
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors:  MTHM 181 and 182
Engineering Technology majors choose from the following: (prefer 150 or above) MTHM 150, 151, 152, 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
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

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

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

Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors:
ESC 282 must be completed at CSU.

Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
Engineering Technology majors choose from the following:
CMMC 165

Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.

Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits

Must include at least 1 lab credit. 

MAJOR COURSES WITH LAB
Chemical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering majors: CHMY 171
PHYC 251 and 252
Engineering Technology majors choose two courses from the following:  CHMY 171 
PHYC 150 (formerly PHYC 151)
PHYC 251

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:

  • 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 LORAIN EQUIVALENTS
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHM 262 AND 267 CHMY 172
CHM 331 AND 336 CHMY 271
Advanced Chemistry Elective CHMY 272
ESC 201 (Optional) EMCH 231 (Optional)
ESC 250 MTHM 283
MTH 283 MTHM 281
CIVIL ENGINEERING
ESC 201 EMCH 231
ESC 250 MTHM 283
GEO 100/101 PSSC 156
MTH 283 MTHM 281
COMPUTER ENGINEERING
ESC 250 MTHM 283
ESC 310 ENGR 268
MTH 284 MTHM 280
CIS 260 CISS 226
COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING
CIS 260 CISS 226
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
ESC 250 MTHM 283
ESC 310 ENGR 268
MTH 283 MTHM 281
MTH 284 MTHM 280
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
ESC 250 MTHM 283
MTH 283 MTHM 281
ESC 201 EMCH 231

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

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.