Transfer Guides

Lorain County Community College Transfer Guide

College of Sciences and Health Professions

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.

The following is a suggested program of study for students pursuing the following fields: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics, Psychology, and Speech and Hearing.

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
MAJORS COURSE LIST
Biology MTHM 168 and 181
Or
MTHM 181 and 182
Or
MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU
Biology – Medical Technology MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU
Chemistry (ACS – Certified track) MTHM 181 and 182
Chemistry (Pre-Professional track) and Pharmaceutical Science Concentration MTHM 168 and 181
Environmental Science MTHM 168 and 181
Or
MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU
Health Science (General interest track) MTHM 168 plus choose one more course from the list below.
Health Science (Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks) and Health Promotions MTHM 168 and an upper-level statistics to be taken at CSU
Mathematics MTHM 181 and 182
Pharmaceutical Science MTHM 181 and 182
Physics MTHM 181 and 182
Psychology MTHM 168 and PSYH 271
Speech and Hearing MTHM 168 plus choose one more course from the list below.
Health Sciences (General Interest) and Speech and Hearing majors choose an additional course from the following list MTHM 121, 122, 150, 151, 152, 158, 162, 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

Health Science (all tracks): PHLY 165
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

Environmental Science (Environmental Planning):
ECNM 152
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 
Health Science (Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology:
PSYH 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
Biology: BIOG 161, 162
CHMY 171, 172
PHYC 150, 152
 
Biology – Medical Technology BIOG 121, 122, 161
CHMY 171, 172
 
Chemistry (ACS Certification) CHMY 171, 172
PHYC 251, 252
 
Chemistry (Pre-Professional) and Pharmaceutical Science Concentration BIOG 161, 162
CHMY 171, 172
PHYC 150, 152
 
Environmental Science BIOG 161, 162
CHMY 171, 172
PHYC 150, or 251
 
Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy) BIOG 161 plus one additional course from the Natural Science list above.   
Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant) BIOG 121, 122, 161, 162
CHMY 171, 172
 
Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy) BIOG 161
CHMY 161, 162
PHYC 150 (formerly 151), 152
 
Mathematics (B.S. Option) PHYC 251, 252  
Pharmaceutical Science BIOG 121, 122, 161, 162
CHMY 171, 172
PHYC 150 (formerly 151), 152
 
Physics  PHYC 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.

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

Health Science majors: must complete this requirement by completing HSC 305 at CSU and one African American Experience from the list above.   
Speech and Hearing majors: must complete this requirement by completing SPH 438 at CSU and one US Diversity from the list above.   

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

 

OTHER EQUIVALENT COURSES

MAJOR CSU COURSES LORAIN EQUIVALENTS
Biology BIO 200/201 BIOG 161
  BIO 202/203 BIOG 162
  BIO 264/265 BIOG 251 or 252
  BIO 266/267 BIOG 121
  BIO 268/269 BIOG 122
Chemistry CHM 251/256 CHMY 161
  CHM 252/257 CHMY 162
  CHM 261/266 CHMY 171
  CHM 262/267 CHMY 172
  CHM 311/316 CHMY 265
  CHM 331/336 CHMY 271
  CHM 332/337 CHMY 272
Health Sciences HSC 203 ALHN 110 or 112
Math MTH 147 MTHM 168
  MTH 167 MTHM 171
  MTH 168 MTHM 172 or MTHM 175
  MTH 181 MTHM 181
  MTH 182 MTHM 182
  MTH 220 MTHM 270
  MTH 281 MTHM 281
  MTH 288 MTHM 280
  MTH 286 MTHM 283
Physics PHY 221 PHYC 150 
  PHY 222 PHYC 152
  PHY 241 PHYC 251
  PHY 242 PHYC 252
Psychology PSY 101 PSYH 151
  PSY 220 PSYH 253
  PSY 223 PSYH 251
  PSY 221 PSYH 254
  PSY 317 (substitution - transfers as PSY 311) PSYH 271
  PSY 255 PSYH 275
  PSY 339 PSYH 261
  PSY 342 PSYH 263
  PSY 345 PSYH 257

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.