Transfer Guides

Cuyahoga Community College Transfer Guide

College of Sciences and Health Professions

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 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

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
MAJORSTRI-C EQUIVALENTS
BiologyMATH 1410 and 1610 or 161H
Or
MATH 1410 and 1420
Or
Math 1610 or 161H and 1620 or 162H
Biology – Medical Laboratory ScienceMATH 1410 and 1420
Chemistry (ACS – Certified track)MATH 1610 or 161H and 1620 or 162H
Chemistry (Pre-Professional track) and Pharmaceutical Science ConcentrationMATH 1410 and 1610 or 161H
Environmental ScienceMATH 1410 and 1420
Or
MATH 1410 and 1610 or 161H
Health Science (General interest track)MATH 1410 plus choose one more course from the list below.
Health Science
Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks and Health Promotions
MATH 1410 and 1420
MathematicsMATH 1610 or 161H and 1620 or 162H
Pharmaceutical ScienceMATH 1610 or 161H and 1620 or 162H
PhysicsMATH 1610 or 161H and 1620 or 162H
PsychologyMATH 1410 and 1420
Or
MATH 1410 and PSY 2150
Speech and HearingMATH 1410 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 list1100, 1190, 1420, 1470, 1480, 1530, 153H, 1540, 154H, 1580, 1610 or 161H, 161H, 1620 or 162H, 162H

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 LISTAALAME 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

Health Science (all tracks): PHIL 2050
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 LISTAALAME OPTIONS

ANTH 1010, 1020, 2010
COMM 1000, 2160
ECN 1210, 1220, 2610 or 2010, 2620 or 2000
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 

GEOG 1010, 1050
POL 2060 
WST 2010

Environmental Science (Environmental Planning): ECON 2620 
Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.
Health Science (Pre: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant tracks) and Psychology: PSY 1010 (or PSY 101H) Plus one additional from above or AALAME course.

Natural Sciences

2 courses / 7 credits 

Must include at least 1 lab credit.

DEPARTMENTCOURSES WITH LABCOURSES WITHOUT LAB
BIO1040/L, 1050/L, 1060/L, 1100, 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H, 2010, 2050, 2331, 23412150
CHEM1010, 1020, 1300/L, 130H, 1310/L, 131H 
ESCI1310/L, 1410/L, 1610/L141H, 2300
PSCI1010/L, 1020/L, 1030/L 
PHYS1210, 1220, 2310, 23201010, 1050
 

 

DEPARTMENTCOURSES WITH LAB
Biology:BIO 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHY 1210, 1220
Biology – Medical Laboratory ScienceBIO 1500 or 150H
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
Chemistry (ACS Certification)CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 2310 and 2320
Chemistry (Pre-Professional) and Pharmaceutical Science Concentration BIO 1500 or 150H and 1510 or 151H
CHEM 1300/130L (or CHEM 130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 1210 OR 2310
Environmental ScienceBIO 1500 or 150H and 1510 or 151H
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 1210 OR 2310
Health Sciences (General Interest)
16 credits required
BIO 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H, 2331, 2341
CHEM 1010 or 101H, 1020 or 102H, 1300/130L (or 130H), 1310/131L (or 131H)
PHYS 1210, 1220, 2310, 2320
Health Sciences (Health Promotions)BIO 2331, 2341
Health Sciences (Pre-Occupational Therapy)BIO 1500 or 150H plus one additional course from the Natural Science list above. 
Health Sciences (Pre-Physical Therapy)BIO 1500 or 150H
CHEM 1010 or 101H and 1020 or 102H
PHYS 1210 and 1220
Health Sciences (Pre-Physician Assistant)BIO 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H, 2331, 2341
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
Mathematics (B.S. Option)PHYS 2310 and 2320
Pharmaceutical ScienceBIO 1500 or 150H, 1510 or 151H, 2331, 2341
CHEM 1300/130L (or130H) and 1310/131L (or CHEM 131H)
PHYS 2310 and 2320
PhysicsPHYS 2310 and 2320

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

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.One additional US Diversity 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

 

OTHER EQUIVALENT COURSES

MAJORCSU COURSESTRI-C EQUIVALENTS
BiologyBIO 200/201BIO 1500 or 150H
 BIO 202/203BIO 1510 or 151H
 BIO 264/265BIO 2500
 BIO 266/267BIO 2331
 BIO 268/269BIO 2341
ChemistryCHM 251/256CHEM 1010 or 101H
 CHM 252/257CHEM 1020 or 102H
 CHM 261/166CHEM 1300/130L or 130H
 CHM 262/267CHEM 1310/131L or 131H
 CHM 331/336CHEM 2300
 CHM 332/337CHEM 2310
GeologyGEO 100/101ESCI 1410/141L or 141H
Health SciencesHSC 203MA 1010 or MA 1020
MathSTA 147MATH 1410
 MTH 167MATH 1530 or 153H
 MTH 168MATH 1540 or154H or 1580
 MTH 181MATH 1610 or 161H or 161H
 MTH 182MATH 1620 or 162H or 162H
 MTH 281MATH 2310 or 231H
 MTH 288MATH 2410
 MTH 286MATH 2520
 STA 347MATH 1420
PhysicsPHY 221PHYS 1210
 PHY 222PHYS 1220
 PHY 241PHYS 2310
 PHY 242PHYS 2320
PsychologyPSY 101PSY 1010 or 101H
 PSY 220PSY 2010 or 201H
 PSY 223PSY 2020 or 202H
 PSY 221PSY 2060
 PSY 317PSY 2150
 PSY 339PSY 2040
 PSY 342PSY 2050
 PSY 345PSY 2080
Speech and HearingSPH 228COMM 2180
 SPH 231COMM 2150
 SPH 251ASL 1010
 SPH 252ASL 1020

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.