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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 Dutchess Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Dutchess Community 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community 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 BIO105
Biology II w/ Lab * or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106 or CHE111 or CHE121 or PHY121
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG101 & ENG102
Government/Policy 3 credits GOV121 or GOV222 or ECO201 or ECO202
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185 or MAT221

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community 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 BIO105
Biology II w/ Lab * or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106 or CHE111 or CHE121 or PHY121
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG101 & ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185 or MAT221

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community 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 BIO105 or BIO106
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG101 & ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185 or MAT221

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 select from the following courses as free electives:

Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE101

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

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE231
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE232 or PHY122 or MAT222
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121

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

* BIO204 or BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who completed Biology at Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** 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 Statistics MAT118, Global Environment BIO104, and Genetics BIO205.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab * 4 credits BIO106 or BIO203
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT221 & MAT222 & MAT223
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR102 or CIS112 or CIS113 or CIS114 or CIS123 or CIS214 or CIS233 or CIS235 or CPS141 or CPS142
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT224
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* BIO204 or BIO106 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who took their Biology at Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT221 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO205
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO207
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122 **

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 BIO107 and Statistics MAT118.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT221 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS109 or CIS111 or BUS109+BUS110+BUS112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 BIO205.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS215
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE121 or CHE111
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit BUS109 or CIS109
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC204
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT185
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT118
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits SPE101
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 Dutchess Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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.

Additional credit will be granted for:

CME306 (ESF) = ARC106 (Dutchess)

CME226 (ESF) = ARC202+ARC207 (Dutchess)

CME342 (ESF) = ARC105 (Dutchess)

ERE371 (ESF) = ENR215 (Dutchess)

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE231
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE232 or PHY122 or MAT222
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 BIO205.

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. PHY151 & PHY152 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT221 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO207
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122 **
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major or the Engineering Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab * 4 credits BIO105 or BIO106
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT221 & MAT222 & MAT223
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT224
Earth Science 3 credits PHS102 or GLG121
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENR209
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENR208
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY151 & PHY152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102

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 Dutchess Community 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

12 credits

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab** 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT221 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR102 or CIS112 or CIS113 or CIS114 or CIS123 or CIS214 or CIS233 or CIS235 or CPS141 or CPS142
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY151 & PHY152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102

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

General Education requirement - American History

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.

** BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT118 and Ecology BIO107.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits GOV121 or GOV222
Biology I  w/ Lab** 4 credits BIO105
Biology II  w/ Lab** or Environmental Geology*** 4 credits BIO106 or GLG126
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE121 or CHE111
Ecology 4 credits BIO107
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives**** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Pre-Calculus or Calculus***** 3 - 4 credits MAT185 or MAT221
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Dutchess Community College.

** BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

*** 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

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Biology Electives 9 credits ** See note below
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 3 credits BIO107
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE231
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

** 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185
Biology I w/ Lab* 4 credits BIO105
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE121 or CHE111
Ecology 3 credits BIO107
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE101

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART101 or ART102 or ART103
Biology w/ Lab** 4 credits BIO105 or BIO106
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART112 or ART113 or ARC103
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO107
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Mathematics 3 credits MAT118 or MAT184 or MAT185 or MAT221
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits CHE121 or PHY121 or GLG121 or GLG126 or BIO104
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE101
*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 Dutchess Community College.

** BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102 or ACC104 or ACC204
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185
Biology I & II w/ Lab* 7 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE121 or CHE111
Ecology 4 credits BIO107
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE101
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or BHS103 or BHS203

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT221 & MAT222 & MAT223
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR102 or CIS112 or CIS113 or CIS114 or CIS123 or CIS214 or CIS233 or CIS235 or CPS141 or CPS142
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT224
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY151 & PHY152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Dutchess Community 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 Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT221 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR102 or CIS112 or CIS113 or CIS114 or CIS123 or CIS214 or CIS233 or CIS235 or CPS141 or CPS142
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE231 & CHE232
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY151 & PHY152 or PHY121 & PHY122
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Dutchess Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102 or ACC104 or ACC204
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT184 or MAT185
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO105
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE121 or CHE111
Ecology 3 credits BIO107
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 18 credits *  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS104
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT118
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE101
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or BHS103

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

* 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

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science: Science major at Dutchess Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO105 & BIO106
Calculus I 4 credits MAT221
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE121 & CHE122
Ecology 4 credits BIO107 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits BIO104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE231 or PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT118

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

* BIO204 & BIO203 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Dutchess Community College prior to the summer 2011 semester.

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

Date Reviewed: 8/8/14
Catalogue date:  2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Dutchess Community College

  • Colleen Trogisch, Coordinator Transfer Services, (845) 431-8040.
  • Dr. Arthur Pritchard, Prof. of Biology, (845)-431-8950.

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.

Dutchess County Community College, Poughkeepsie (2198)

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