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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 course requirements for all ESF majors. Students should match the course requirements with the list of approved course equivalents at SUNY Cobleskill.  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:

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X * or CHEM101+CHEM101X or CHEM111+CHEM111X or PHYS111+PHYS111X
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124 or GOVT141 or GOVT242
English Composition I 3 credits ENGL101
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus or Calculus I 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.

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

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:

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X * or CHEM101+CHEM101X or CHEM111+CHEM111X or PHYS111+PHYS111X
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124 or GOVT141 or GOVT242
English Composition I 3 credits ENGL101
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus or Calculus I 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.

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

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:

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Economics or Government/Policy 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124 or GOVT141 or GOVT242
English Composition I 3 credits ENGL101
English Composition II or English Literature 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus or Calculus I 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.

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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 16 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
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
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.

Bioprocess Engineering

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 & II w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X

Complete 6 credits hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing from the approved general education list at Genesee Community 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

Biotechnology

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 19 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
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 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125

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.

Chemistry

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
Electives 11 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
Math Elective 3 credits * See note
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 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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 23 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 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.

Construction Management

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 18 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACCT101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL215 or ENGL216 or ENGL221 or ENGL223 or ENGL241 or ENGL320
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACCT103
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 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

Environmental Biology

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 29 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
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 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.

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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 19 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 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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
Electives 6 credits  
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 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

Environmental Resources Engineering

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits BIOL211
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 3 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 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

Environmental Science

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
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
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 12 credits  
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS211+PHYS211X & PHYS212+PHYS212X
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
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

* 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.

Environmental Studies

Course Credits Course Number(s)
American Government/Political Science 3 credits GOVT143 or GOVT242
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 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
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives** 18 - 21 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
Pre-Calculus or Calculus*** 3 - 4 credits MATH131 or MATH231
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking 3 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

* 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. 

Forest Ecosystem Science

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
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 w/ Lab (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits BIOL211
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 14 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 Management 3 credits BADM121
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

* 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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X & BIOL111+BIOL111X
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X & CHEM112+CHEM112X
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 21 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
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIOL219+BIOL219X
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X
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.

Forest Resources Management

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Biology II w/ Lab (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 18 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 Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking 3 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

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X or BIOL112+BIOL112X
Drawing/Freehand Drawing (Portfolio review required for credit) 3 credits ARTS114 or ORHT161
Ecology w/ Lab (LSA321 at ESF) 4 credits BIOL211
Electives 1 credit
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101

Pending required portfolio review, additional credit may be granted for the following:

Foundation Design Studio I (LSA226 at ESF)

Foundation Design Studio II (LSA227 at ESF)

4 credits

4 credits

ORHT122 Environmental Design I

ORHT223 Environmental Design II

Landscape Materials and Structures (LSA343 at ESF) 3 credits ORHT221 Landscape Construction
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
Plant Materials (LSA333 at ESF) 3 credits ORTH121 Woody Plant Materials
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

*General Education requirement - Western Civilization (LSA205 or 206 at ESF).

Preference is a course focused on art or architectural history.

3 credits ART101 or ART102 or ART109 or ART111 or ARH110 or an approved Western Civilization General Education course

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

Natural Resources Management

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Accounting 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology I w/ Lab 7 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X
Biology II w/ Lab (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits BIOL111+BIOL111X
Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BADM223
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits BIOL211
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 21 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 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

Paper Engineering

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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
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
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 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

Renewable Materials Science

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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

Complete 6 credits hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing from the approved general education list at Genesee Community 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

Sustainable Energy Management

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH112 or MATH131
Biology (Organismal) w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL112+BIOL112X
Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BADM223
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM111+CHEM111X or CHEM101+CHEM101X
Economics 3 credits ECON123 or ECON124
Electives 21 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 of Energy 3 credits PHYS111+PHYS111X
Principles of Management 3 credits BADM121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH125
Public Speaking 3 credits ENGL111
Introduction to Sociology (Human Dimensions Elective) 3 credits SOSC111

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

Wildlife Science

Course Credits Course Number(s)
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 w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL211 *
Electives 30 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
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHEM231+CHEM231X or 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.

Updated on 5/11/17 by Karaline Rothwell, ESF Admissions Advisor
Catalogue date: 2014 -2015

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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