Virtual Fall Start
As an international undergraduate student, you probably have been dreaming of arriving in Cleveland, Ohio to study on campus. But with the coronavirus pandemic, it is likely your plans have been impacted. To keep you on track and on pace for an on-time graduation, we have partnered with American Collegiate Live, a digital classroom experience that lets you start your Cleveland State University degree program right away, without leaving home.
5 Reasons to Enroll
Ready to get started with your Cleveland State University bachelor’s degree?
Course Equivalency & Credit Articulation
Cleveland State University has evaluated the courses and credits earned during the American Collegiate Live semester(s). Shown below is the list of courses taken in American Collegiate Live and the equivalent courses at Cleveland State University, as well as the number of credits that will transfer upon successful completion of American Collegiate Live. Note that the courses taken and credits recognized will vary based on the American Collegiate Live track you are placed in.
|Course taken in AC Live||Cleveland State University Course Equivalent||Credits|
|ENGL 101 Composition I/Freshman English I||ENG 107 The Art and Craft of Writing||3|
|ECON 101 Intro to Economics||ECA 101 Intro to Economics||3|
|SOCIOL 101 Introduction to Sociology||SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology||3|
|INTR-D 100G Special Topics First-Year Seminar||A&S 200 Arts and Science Elective||4|
|MLLC 390 Global Studies Gateway||ISP 101 Introduction to Global Issues||3|
|MATH 115 College Algebra||MTH 200 Mathematics Elective||3|
|MATH 130 Precalculus||MTH 140 Precalculus||3|
|MATH 140 Calculus I||MTH 141 Calculus I||4|
|PHYSIC 107 College Physics I||PHY 111 College Physics I||3|
|PHYSIC 113 Fundamentals of Physics I||PHY 113 Physics for Sci and Math||4|
|ENVSTY 101 The Nature of Environmental Problems||ENV 101 Society and the Environment||3|
|CLSICS 180 Poets. Warriors, and Sages: The Greeks||ENG 200 English Elective||3|
|MGT 130 Intro to Business||BUS 162 Business and Society||3|
Cleveland State University and American Collegiate Live FAQs
Depending on your study program and number of credits you earn toward your bachelor’s degree, American Collegiate Live costs between $5,000 and $12,000 for Summer 2020 enrollment or between $5,000 and $14,000 for Fall 2020.
Most courses delivered through American Collegiate Live are three or four credits, and you may take a maximum of seventeen credits per semester. Credits recognized by Cleveland State University may vary based on your enrollment track and English language proficiency, and are subject to change. Please speak with your enrollment counselor for more details.
Professors teach at a studio on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus, which is broadcast live to your device. Using your laptop, headphones, and other supplemental materials (e.g., smartsheets), you will participate in class just as if your professor were standing in front of you.
Most American Collegiate Live students are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Your specific study track and credits will be based on your acceptance to Cleveland State University and your English language proficiency.
To set you up for success, counselors will offer tips on getting set up for class, best practices for studying, advice on interacting with your professors and classmates, and other introductory activities. You will receive guidance every step of the way.
You will take classes taught by faculty and instructors at the University of Massachusetts Boston. In addition to being experts in their course subjects, all instructors are experienced in teaching remotely with the Live-to-Device technology.
We are dedicated to providing ongoing solutions to ensure all students are supported and set up for success, and are currently developing additional distance-learning solutions for future travel delays and other COVID-19 impacts. In the interim, please speak with your enrollment counselor for tailored advice on how to best address your unique situation.