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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 lower division course requirements for all ESF majors. Students should match the lower division requirements with the list of approved course equivalents at SUNY Cobleskill College.  Refer to the NOTES below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and SUNY Cobleskill.

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X * or CHEM101+CHEM101X or CHEM111+CHEM111X or PHYS111+PHYS111X
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Government/Policy 3 credits GOVT141 or GOVT242 or ECON123 or ECON124
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131 or MATH231

* 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 BIOL112+BIOL112X for their biology requirement.

Forest Technology

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 BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X *
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X * or CHEM101+CHEM101X or CHEM111+CHEM111X or PHYS111+PHYS111X
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131 or MATH231

* 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 BIOL112+BIOL112X for their biology requirement.

Land Surveying Technology

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 BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131 or MATH231

* 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 BIOL112+BIOL112X for their biology requirement.

** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management, Natural Resources Management or Forest Ecosystem Science after earning an A.A.S. degree should select from the following courses as free electives:

Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking 3 credits ENGL111

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

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

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I 4 credits MATH231 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM232+CHEM232X or PHYS112+PHYS112X or MATH232
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH125, Genetics BIOL105+BIOL105X, and Global Environment SUST101.

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

Bioprocess Engineering

Biology  II w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MATH231 & MATH232 & MATH233
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Computer Programming 3 credits CITA140 or CITA210 or CITA305
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH310
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Biotechnology

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH231 & MATH232
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL105+BIOL105X
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIOL219+BIOL219X
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X *
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X & PHYS112+PHYS112X *

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

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

* 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.

Additional credit will be granted for Ecology BIOL211 and Statistics MATH125.

Chemistry

Biology I & II w/ Lab8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I & II8 credits MATH231 & MATH232
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Computer Applications3 credits CITA110 or CITA112
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Math Elective 3 credits * See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X
Physics I & II w/ Lab8 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X & PHYS112+PHYS112X

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I4 credits MATH231 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIOL105+BIOL105X.

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

Construction Management

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BADM223
Calculus I 4 credits MATH231
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CITA110 or CITA112
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACCT101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACCT103
Physics w/ Lab4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MATH131
Principles of Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits ENGL111
Related discipline electives and/or liberal arts electives 15 credits * See note below

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Technical courses from related programs of study are recommended for transfer in this category.  Please consult the SUNY-ESF Admissions Office for advisement.

Environmental Biology

Biology I & II w/ Lab8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I4 credits MATH231
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab4 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM232+CHEM232X or PHYS112+PHYS112X or MATH232
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

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.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIOL105+BIOL105X.

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. PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I 4 credits MATH231 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics 4 credits BIOL105+BIOL105X
Global Environment 3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH231 & MATH232
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIOL219+BIOL219X
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X & PHYS112+PHYS112X
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Environmental Resources Engineering

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH231 & MATH232 & MATH233
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH310
Earth Science 3 credits PSCI101 or PSCI102
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENGR215
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENGR210
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320

Complete 12 credit hours in at least three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at SUNY Cobleskill:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

12 credits

Environmental Science

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I & II8 credits MATH231 & MATH232
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Computer Programming3 credits CITA140 or CITA210 or CITA305
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab8 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Examples of advanced science or 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 MATH125 and Global Environment SUST101.

Environmental Studies

American Government/Political Science 3 credits GOVT143 or GOVT242
Biology I  w/ Lab4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X 
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology**4 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X or PSCI102
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Ecology4 credits BIOL211
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives*** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Pre-Calculus or Calculus****3 - 4 credits MATH131 or MATH231
Probability & Statistics3 credits MATH125
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from SUNY Cobleskill.

** Students must take either Biology II or Geology.  Students interested in the Biological Science Applications option must take Biology II.

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

**** Students interested in the Biological Science Applications option must complete Calculus I. 

Forest Ecosystem Science

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I 4 credits MATH231
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 3 credits BIOL211
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics3 credits MATH125

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

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Genetics 4 credits BIOL105+BIOL105X
Global Environment3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab4 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

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

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Ecology 3 credits BIOL211
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking3 credits ENGL111

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

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

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ARTS124 or ARTS125
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ARTS114 or ORHT161
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 4 credits BIOL211
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Mathematics 3 credits MATH111 or MATH112 or MATH125 or MATH131 or MATH231
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits AGSC186 or AGSC111 or AGSC281 or PHYS111+PHYS111X or CHEM111+CHEM111X or SUST101
Public Speaking 3 credits ENGL111
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Social Science 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from SUNY Cobleskill.

Advanced standing credit will also be granted for the following courses:

LSA343 Landscape Materials and Structures (ESF) = ORHT221 Landscape Construction (Cobleskill)

LSA333 Plant Materials (ESF) = ORHT121 Woody Plant Materials (Cobleskill)

Additional credit may be granted for the following courses pending a portfolio review:

LSA226 Foundations Design Studio I (ESF) = ORHT122 Environmental Design I (Cobleskill)

LSA227 Foundations Design Studio II (ESF) = ORHT223 Environmental Design II (Cobleskill)

Natural Resources Management

Accounting 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Ecology 3 credits BIOL211
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking3 credits ENGL111
Sociology or Psychology3 credits Any course with a PSYC prefix or any course with a SOSC prefix

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

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

Paper Engineering

Calculus I, II, & III12 credits MATH231 & MATH232 & MATH233
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Computer Programming3 credits CITA140 or CITA210 or CITA305
Differential Equations3 credits MATH310
Economics3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab8 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X
English w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

Paper Science

Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH231 & MATH232
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Computer Programming 3 credits CITA140 or CITA210 or CITA305
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X & CHEM232+CHEM232X
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X or PHYS111+PHYS111X & PHYS112+PHYS112X
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
*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 SUNY Cobleskill.

Sustainable Energy Management

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Ecology 3 credits BIOL211
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking 3 credits ENGL111
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSYC prefix or any course with a SOSC prefix

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

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

* 9 of the 18 credits of electives must be liberal arts course work. Please choose courses from the following categories: physical science, math, history, government, political science, or English. Please consult the ESF Admissions Office for assistance with course selection.

Wildlife Science

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Calculus I 4 credits MATH231 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics 4 credits BIOL105+BIOL105X
Global Environment 3 credits SUST101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X or PHYS111+PHYS111X
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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

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 Reviewed: 9/30/14
Catalogue date: 2014 -2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for SUNY Cobleskill

The Pre-ESF advisor at SUNY Cobleskill is:

  • Anita Wright, Director of Transfer, Articulation and Career Development Services (518) 255-5624

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.

SUNY Cobleskill

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