Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga 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 Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), you may choose to take these GenEd08 courses at Tri-C or at CSU. Please contact a Tri-C advisor for guidance on courses required to receive your associate's degree.

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

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.

Concentration choices may change General Education course selections


Writing/Composition

2 courses / 6 credit

ENG 1010 OR ENG 101H and
ENG 1020 OR ENG 102H (C or better is required in all courses)


Mathematics/QL

2 courses / 6 credits

MATH 1100, 1160, 1190 OR 1250, 1240, 1360, 1380, 1410, 1420, 1470, 1480, 1510, 1521, 1530, 153H, 1540, 154H, 1580, 1610, 161H, 1620, 162H

Math Concentration: MATH 1510 or 1610
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

ANTH 1030
ART 1010, 2020, 2030
DANC 1100
ENG 2310, 2320, 2410, 2420, 2430, 2710, 2720, 2730
FREN 2420
GER 2420
HIST 1010, 101H, 1020, 102H, 1510, 151H, 1520, 152H, 1610, 2051, 2060
HUM 1010, 1020, 1030
ITAL 2420
JMC 1310
MUS 1010, 1020, 1030, 2500, 2510, 2520, 2530
PHIL 1000, 1010, 101H, 1020, 208H 2020, 2031, 2040, 2050
REL 2010, 2020
RUSS 2420
SPAN 2420
THEA 1010, 1100, 2210, 2220
UST 1120
WST 2030

ART 1040
ENG 2700
HIST 1700, 2040, 2080
MUS 1050
PHIL 2010
REL 1010, 2030, 2040, 2050
SPAN 2430

Math and Social Studies AND Science and Social Studies: EUT 210 must be completed at CSU
HIST 1020
Students can take Social Sciences AALAME. 
Language Arts Social Studies: ENG 2420
HIST 1020
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

ANTH 1010, 1020, 2010
COMM 1000, 2160
ECN 1210, 1220, 2610, 2620
GEOG 1000, 1510
HLTH 1100
HS 1300
JMC 1011
POL 1010, 2030, 2070, 2100
PSY 1010, 101H, 1050, 2010, 2060, 2100
SSCI 1030, 1040
SOC 1010, 1020, 2010, 2051, 2070, 2100, 2110, 2150, 2160, 2210, 2510
UST 1010, 1020, 2070
WST 2010 

GEOG 1010, 1050
POL 2060
PSY 2060 
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course. 

Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits from 2 different departments

Must include at least 1 lab credit.

DEPARTMENT COURSES WITH LAB COURSES WITHOUT LAB
BIO 1040/L, 1050/L, 1060/L, 1100, 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H, 2010, 2050, 2331, 2341 2150
CHEM 1010, 1020, 1300/L, 130H, 1310/L, 131H  
ESCI 1310/L, 1410/L, 1610/L 141H, 2300
PSCI 1010/L, 1020/L, 1030/L  
PHYS 1210, 1220, 2310, 2320 1050
 

 

DEPARTMENT COURSES WITH LAB COURSES WITHOUT LAB
Science Concentrations ESCI 1410/141L and any approved 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

ENG 2510, 2520
HIST 2070, 2150, 2160
JMC 1610
MUS 1040
REL 2060
SOC 2310, 2550
UST 2020

ASL 1100
EDUC 2050
HIST 2660
SOC 2410
WST 200H, 1510, 1520

Language Arts Concentration: must take ENG 347 at CSU One additional course from 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

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJORS


CSU REQUIREMENT TRI-C EQUIVALENT
EDB 242 EDUC 1011
ETE 243, 343, 353 EDUC 1020
EDB 302 PSY 2110
ESE 400 EDUC 1411
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

MAJOR CSU COURSES TRI-C EQUIVALENTS
Reading and Language Arts Concentration: ENG 342 ENG 2320
Mathematics Concentration   No equivalent courses
Science Concentration   No equivalent courses
Social Studies Concentration ECN 201 or 202 ECON 2610 or 2620
  HIS 102 HIS 1020
  HIS 111 HIS 1510
  HIS 112 HIS 1520
  HIS 200 GEOG 1010
  PSC 111 POL 1010

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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