Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Education and Human Services - P-5 Education

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 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.

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE EQUIVALENCIES

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

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 1370 and 1380

Arts and Humanities

2 courses / 6 credits from 2 different departments

One from each category. 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
HIST 1510

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


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
HLTH 1100
PSY 2010
GEOG 1010

Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits 

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 BIO 2150 is required.
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 1010, 1050
 

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

EDUC 1011

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 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION MAJORS

† All courses required to satisfy CSU requirement.
CSU REQUIREMENT TRI-C EQUIVALENT
EDB 242 EDUC 1011
ETE 243, 343, 353 EDUC 1020
EDB 302 PSY 2110
ECE 300 ECED 1010
ECE 402 †ECED 1321, 1860, 2300
ECE 404 ECED 2300
ESE 400 EDUC 1411
EDL 311 †ECED 1301 and 1860
ECE 412 ECED 2401
ECE 441 †ECED 2870 and 2990 (grade of "B" or better)

 

> 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: https://levin.csuohio.edu/office-of-field-services/taskstream-support. 

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.