Transfer Guides

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

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

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 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.

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.

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, 152, 158, 162, 168, 171, 172, 175, 178, 181, 182

Math Concentration: MTHM 172 and MTH 328 must be completed at CSU.

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
HSTR 151, 152
HUMS 261, 262, 271
PHLY 161
ARTS 245
ENGL 253
HSTR 261, 262, 268, 269
MUSC 262
RELG 181
Math and Social Studies and Science and Social Studies:
EUT 210 must be completed at CSU
HSTR 152
 
Language Arts and Social Studies:
ENGL 255
HSTR 152
 
Math and Language Arts, Math and Science, Science and Language Arts:
EUT 210 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

PSYH 254
Plus one additional 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
Science Concentrations PSSC 156 or 161 and any approved course from above  

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

Language Arts Concentration only:
ENG 347 must be taken at CSU

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
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJORS

CSU REQUIREMENT LCCC EQUIVALENT
EDB 242 EDCT 181
ETE 243, 343, 353 EDCT 264
EDB 302 EDCT 252
ESE 400 EDCT 254
EDL 301 EDCT 261
EDB 241 EDCT 275
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 LCCC EQUIVALENT
Reading and Language Arts Concentration
ENG 342 ENGL 252
Mathematics Concentration No equivalent courses
Science Concentration No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration
ECN 201 or 202 ECNM 151
HIS 102 HSTR 152
HIS 111 HSTR 161
HIS 112 HSTR 162
PSC 111 PLSC 156

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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