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Genesee Community College (2272)
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 Genesee Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Genesee 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 * or CHE101 or PHY121
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102**
Government/Policy 3 credits POS101 or POS103 or POS107 or ECO101 or ECO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT136 or MAT140 or MAT141

* 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 BIO116 for their biology requirement.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF for the bachelors degree program.

Forest Technology

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

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 * or CHE101 or PHY121
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102 **
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT136 or MAT140 or MAT141

* 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 BIO116 for their biology requirement.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF for the bachelors degree program.

Land Surveying Technology

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

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

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102 **
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT136 or MAT140 or MAT141

* 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 BIO116 for their biology requirement.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF for the bachelors degree program.

*** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Ecosystem Science, 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 BUS214
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE108

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. or Environmental Studies A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY122 or MAT142
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 MAT129 and Genetics BIO205.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. or Environmental Studies A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology  II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT141 & MAT142 & MAT245
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Computer Programming 3 credits CIS125 or CIS219 or CIS221
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT255
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Biotechnology A.S. or the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT141 & MAT142
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO205
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO206
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122 **

Complete 9 credits hours in three of the six 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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 BIO207 = Cell Biology (EFB325), Statistics MAT129, and Ecology BIO111.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. or Environmental Studies A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT141 & MAT142
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS102 or CIS116 or CIS120
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122

Complete 9 credits hours in three 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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS205
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE101
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIS102 or CIS116 or CIS120
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC102
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT140
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS214
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT129
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits SPE108
Related discipline electives and/or liberal arts electives 15 credits ** See note below

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. or Environmental Studies A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY122 or MAT142
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 either the Biotechnology A.S. or the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT141 & MAT142
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO206
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY121 & PHY122
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Environmental Resources Engineering

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO116 
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT141 & MAT142 & MAT245
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT255
Earth Science 3 credits MET101 or AST107
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits EGR236
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits EGR235
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY131 & PHY132
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218

Complete 12 credits hours in at least three 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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

12 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science A.S. or Environmental Studies A.S. at Genesee Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT141 & MAT142
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Computer Programming 3 credits CIS125 or CIS219 or CIS221
Ecology 4 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY131 & PHY132
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218

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

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 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.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT129.

Environmental Studies

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

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POS101 or POS103 or POS107
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO116
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology ** 4 credits BIO115
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE101 
Ecology 3 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives *** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Pre-calculus or Calculus ***** 3 - 4 credits MAT140 or MAT141
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129
*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 Genesee Community College.

** 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

***** 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 3 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS214
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

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.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Forest Health

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT136 or MAT140
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO116
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE101
Ecology 3 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 3 - 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS214
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE108

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Landscape Architecture

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

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART101 or ART103 or ART104
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO116 or BIO115
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART110 or ART111
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO111
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Mathematics 3 credits MAT122 or MAT129 or MAT136 or MAT140 or MAT141
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits CHE101 or PHY121 or GEO105
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE108
*General Education - 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 Genesee Community College.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Natural Resources Management

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

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT136 or MAT140
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Chemistry I  w/ Lab 4 credits CHE101
Ecology 4 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS214
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE108
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a SOC prefix or any course with a PSY prefix

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Paper Engineering

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

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT141 & MAT142 & MAT245
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Computer Programming 3 credits CIS125 or CIS219 or CIS221
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT255
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY131 & PHY132
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202

Complete 3 credits hours in one of the three following general education categories by choosing from the approved general education list at Genesee Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Paper Science

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

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT141 & MAT142
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Computer Programming 3 credits CIS125 or CIS219 or CIS221
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY131 & PHY132 or PHY121 & PHY122
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 Genesee Community College.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

Sustainable Energy Management

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

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT136 or MAT140
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO116
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE101
Ecology 3 credits BIO111
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO105
Electives 18 credits **  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY121
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS214
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT129
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE108
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a SOC prefix or any course with a PSY prefix

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

** 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 & Sciences: Math & Science major at Genesee Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO116 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MAT141 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE101 & CHE102
Ecology 4 credits BIO111 **
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO205
Global Environment 3 credits GEO105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits LIT201 or LIT203 or LIT210 or LIT211 or LIT212 or LIT215 or LIT216 or LIT217 or LIT218
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/Lab 3 credits CHE201 or PHY121
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT129

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 - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Genesee Community College to receive transfer credit for English I at SUNY ESF.

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

Date Reviewed: 9/5/14
Catalogue date:  2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Genesee Community College

The Pre-ESF advisor is Shannon Davis, Transfer Coordinator, 585-343-0055 Ext. 6456.

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.

Genesee Community College, Batavia

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