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Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG)
Course Equivalents for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

The following Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG) display the transfer course requirements for all ESF majors. Students should match the course requirements with the list of approved course equivalents at Alfred State College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Alfred State College.

Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Students interested in the 1+1 articulation agreement into one of the Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School should complete the following courses:

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL1104
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204 or CHEM1114 or CHEM1984 or PHYS1044
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023 or PLSC1043
English Composition I 3 credits COMP1503
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Trigonometry or Pre-calculus or Calculus I 3 credits MATH2043 or MATH1054 or MATH1084

* Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management or Natural Resources Management after earning an A.A.S. degree should complete BIOL2204 for their biology requirement.

NOTE: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Students interested in the 1+1 articulation agreement into one of the Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School should complete the following courses:

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL1104
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204 *or CHEM1114 or CHEM1984 or PHYS1044
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023 or PLSC1043
English Composition I 3 credits COMP1503
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Trigonometry or Pre-calculus or Calculus I 3 credits MATH2043 or MATH1054 or MATH1084

* Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management or Natural Resources Management after earning an A.A.S. degree should complete BIOL2204 for their biology requirement.

NOTE: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Students interested in the 1+1 articulation agreement into one of the Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School should complete the following courses:

Biology I or II w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL1104 or BIOL2204 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023 or PLSC1043
English Composition I 3 credits COMP1503
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Trigonometry or Pre-calculus or Calculus I 3 credits MATH2043 or MATH1054 or MATH1084

* Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management or Natural Resources Management after earning an A.A.S. degree should complete BIOL2204 for their biology requirement.

NOTE: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM3514
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM4524 or PHYS2044 or MATH2094
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094 & MATH6104
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Computer Programming 3 credits CISY1113 or CISY1123 or CISY1213 or CISY4103 or CISY4023 or CISY5123
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH6114
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524
Physics I & II w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1064 & PHYS2064

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 19 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIOL4254
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524 *
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS1044 & PHYS2044 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH1123 and Ecology BIOL5223.

* Completion of either the required organic chemistry or physics sequences (or both) prior to transfer to the B.S. in Biotechnology will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY- ESF. A strong overall academic record and successful completion of either or both of these sequences will also improve an applicant’s likelihood of admission to this degree program.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Electives 11 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Math Elective 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS1044 & PHYS2044

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

* Examples of math electives are calculus III (recommended), statistics, differential equations, and linear algebra. Please consult the SUNY-ESF Admissions Office for assistance with course selection.

Conservation Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 23 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS1044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUAD3043
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM1114 or CHEM1984
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CISY1011 or CISY1081 or CISY3023 or BUAD5053
Construction Estimating (CME343 at ESF) 3 credits CIVL6214
Construction Planning and Scheduling (CME453 at ESF) 3 credits CIVL7223
Construction Safety (CME331 at ESF) 3 credits CIVL6212
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 18 credits
Engineering Materials for Sustainable Construction (CME306 at ESF)   CIVL1023
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACCT1124
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACCT2224
Physics I w /Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Principles of Management 3 credits BUAD3153
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH1123
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits SPCH1083
Statics and Mechanics of Materials (CME226 at ESF) 4 credits CIVL4104
Surveying for Engineers (ERE371 at ESF) 3 credits CIVL1204 + CIVL2204
Sustainable Construction (CME215 at ESF) 3 credits CIVL6313

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 29 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM3514
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM4524 or PHYS2044 or MATH2094
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS1044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Student Note: Environmental Biology requires 1 and recommends 2 semesters of physics. Certain graduate/professional programs (e.g. medical, veterinary schools) generally require two semesters of calculus-based physics. PHYS1064 & PHYS2064 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3credits PHYS1044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIOL4254
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS1044 & PHYS2044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 9 credit hours in two of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204 or BIOL1104
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094 & MATH6104
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH6114
Earth Science 3 credits GEOL1133
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENGR3213
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS1064 & PHYS2064
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Mechanics of Materials 3 credits ENGR4264

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits See note below *
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 12 credits
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS1064 & PHYS2064
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Examples of advanced science and math courses would be calculus 3 or 4, organic chemistry 1 or 2, quantum physics, analytical chemistry, or microbiology.  Please consult the ESF Office of Undergraduate Admissions for assistance with course selection.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH1123.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits PLSC1043
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology**  4 credits BIOL1104 or GEOL1133
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM1114 or CHEM1984 
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives*** 3 - 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Pre-Calculus**** 3 - 4 credits MATH1033 + MATH2043***** or MATH1054 or  MATH1084
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Alfred State College.

** Students must take either Biology II or Geology.  Students interested in the Natural Systems Applications option must take Biology II.

*** Students interested in the Natural Systems Applications option must complete Chemistry II in place of one of their elective courses.

**** Students interested in the Natural Systems Applications option must complete Calculus I. 

***** Students must take MATH1033 and MATH2043 in order to receive credit for College Pre-Calculus.

Forest Ecosystem Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 14 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Introduction to Soils (FOR345 at ESF) 3 credits AGPS1103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Principles of Management 3 credits BUAD3153
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Examples of biology electives are genetics, organic chemistry, and microbiology.  Please consult the ESF Office of Undergraduate Admissions for assistance with course selection.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 21 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIOL4254
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM3514
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS1044
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH1033 + MATH2043*** or MATH1054
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM1114 or CHEM1984
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 18 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Introduction to Soils (FOR345 at ESF) 3 credits AGPS1103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Principles of Management 3 credits BUAD3153
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH1083

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Art or Architectural History (LSA205 at ESF) 3 credits FNAT1133 or FNAT1303 or FNAT5303 or FNAT1313 or FNAT3513
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204 or BIOL1104
Drawing/Freehand Drawing (Portfolio review required for credit) 3 credits FNAT2433
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIOL5223
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Mathematics 3 credits MATH1084 or MATH1123 or MATH1054 or MATH2043
Natural/Physical Science Electives 3 credits CHEM1114 or CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 or PHYS1044 or BIOL2803 or GEOL1133
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH1083
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Social Science 3 credits
*General Education requirement- Western Civilization (LSA206 at ESF) 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Alfred State College.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Accounting 3 credits ACCT1124 or ACCT2224
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH1033 + MATH2043* or MATH1054
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM1114 or CHEM1984
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 21 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Principles of Management 3 credits BUAD3153
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH1083
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Choose any course with a PSYC prefix or any course with a SOCI prefix

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must take MATH1033 and MATH2043 in order to receive credit for College Pre-Calculus.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094 & MATH6104
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Computer Programming 3 credits CISY1113 or CISY1123 or CISY1213 or CISY4103 or CISY4023 or CISY5123 or CISY6503
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH6114
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYS1064 & PHYS2064
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH1084 & MATH2094
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Computer Programming 3 credits CISY1113 or CISY1123 or CISY1213 or CISY4103 or CISY4023 or CISY5123 or CISY6503
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM3514 & CHEM4524
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYS1064 & PHYS2064 or PHYS1044 & PHYS2044

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the three following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACCT1124 or ACCT2224 or ACCT3043 or ACCT3423
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH1033 + MATH2043** or MATH1054
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL2204
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM114 or CHEM1984
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits BIOL5223
Economics 3 credits ECON1013 or ECON2023
Electives 17 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS1044
Principles of Management 3 credits BUAD3153
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH1123
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH1083
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Students must take MATH1033 and MATH2043 in order to receive credit for College Pre-Calculus.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Pre-Environmental Science & Forestry option within the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science program at Alfred State College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL2204 & BIOL1104
Calculus I 4 credits MATH1084
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM1114 & CHEM2124 or CHEM1984 & CHEM2984
Ecology 4 credits BIOL5223 *
Electives 30 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits COMP1503
Genetics 4 credits BIOL6534
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL2803
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any LITR prefixed course approved for SUNY General Education Humanities requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHEM3514 or PHYS1044
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH1123

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Alfred State College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.


Date Updated: 12/28/28

By: Karaline Rothwell

Questions, please call: 1-315-470-6600

Advisor Note: Students entering ESF with 60 or more transferable credits will be given junior class standing. However, students may enroll at ESF with fewer than 60 credits and complete the remaining lower division and upper division requirements.

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