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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 Herkimer County Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Herkimer County 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: Science major at Herkimer 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 SC155 or SC156 or SC141 or SC142 *
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC155 or SC156 or SC141 or SC142 * or SC125 or SC153 or SC133
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN111 & EN112
Government/Policy 3 credits SS141 or SS142 or SS185 or SS186
Trigonometry 3 credits MA132 or MA141 or MA245

* SC141 or SC142 will be accepted for the Ranger School but may not be accepted into a Bachelors degree at the Syracuse campus. Students planning on transferring into a Bachelors degree after the Ranger School should complete SC156. SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer 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 SC155 or SC156 or SC141 or SC142 *
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC155 or SC156 or SC141 or SC142 * or SC125 or SC153 or SC133
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN111 & EN112
Trigonometry 3 credits MA132 or MA141 or MA245

* SC141 or SC142 will be accepted for the Ranger School but may not be accepted into a Bachelors degree at the Syracuse campus. Students planning on transferring into a Bachelors degree after the Ranger School should complete SC156. SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer 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 SC155 or SC156 or SC141 or SC142 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 10 credits **See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN111 & EN112
Trigonometry 3 credits MA132 or MA141 or MA245

* SC141 or SC142 will be accepted for the Ranger School but may not be accepted into a Bachelors degree at the Syracuse campus. Students planning on transferring into a Bachelors degree after the Ranger School should complete SC156. SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 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 SC133
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127
Public Speaking 3 credits EN225

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Herkimer 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 the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits SC225
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits SC226 or SC134 or MA246
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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 MAT127 and Genetics SC255.

Bioprocess Engineering

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

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab* 4 credits SC155 or SC143
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MA245 & MA246 & MA247
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Computer Programming 3 credits IS120 or IS123 or IS124 or IS125 or IS171
Differential Equations 3 credits MA251
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC233

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Biotechnology

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA245 & MA246
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits SC255
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB303) 4 credits SC211
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC133 & SC134 **

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 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 SC261 and Statistics MAT127.

Chemistry

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA245 & MA246
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Computer Applications 3 credits IS103+IS105+IS106 or IS115 or IS117
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC133 & SC134

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 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 & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits SC133
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT127

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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 Genetics SC255.

Construction Management

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

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BU121
Calculus I 4 credits MA245
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits SC153 or SC125
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credits IS105 or IS115 or IS117
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Financial Accounting 3 credits BU114
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Managerial Accounting 3 credits BU115
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MA141
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT127
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits EN225
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 Herkimer 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

* 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 the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits SC225
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits SC226 or SC134 or MA246
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits SC133
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT127

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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 Genetics SC255.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Genetics 4 credits SC255
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits SC133
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT127 

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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.

Environmental Health

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

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA245 & MA246
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB303) 4 credits SC211
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC133 & SC134
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT127 

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the fourvfollowing general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Herkimer 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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Environmental Resources Engineering

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

Biology I w/ Lab** 4 credits SC155 or SC156
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MA245 & MA246 & MA247
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Differential Equations 3 credits MA251
Earth Science 3 credits SC107 or SC161
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits SC239
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits SC238
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC233 & SC234
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112

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 Herkimer 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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Environmental Science

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

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab *** 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA245 & MA246
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Computer Programming 3 credits IS120 or IS123 or IS124 or IS125  or IS171 
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC233 & SC234
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112

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

** SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT127 and Ecology SC261.

Environmental Studies

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

American Government/Political Science 3 credits SS141 or SS142
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits SC156
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology ** 4 credits SC155 or SC161
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits SC153 or SC125
Ecology 4 credits SC261
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives*** 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Pre-Calculus or Calculus**** 3 - 4 credits MA141 or MA245
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127 
*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 Herkimer 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 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: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits ** See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 3 credits SC261
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 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 & Sciences: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Genetics 4 credits SC255
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits SC225
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits SC133
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT127

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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.

Forest Resources Management

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

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA132 or MA141
Biology I w/ Lab * 4 credits SC156
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits SC153 or SC125
Ecology 3 credits SC261
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127
Public Speaking 3 credits EN225

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Landscape Architecture

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

Art or Architectural History 3 credits HU111 or HU112
Biology w/ Lab ** 4 credits SC156 or SC155
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits HU113
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits SC261
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Mathematics 3 credits MA127 or MA132 or MA141 or MA245
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits SC161 or SC153 or SC133 or SC258 or SC116
Public Speaking 3 credits EN225
*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 Herkimer County Community College.

** SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Natural Resources Management

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

Accounting 3 credits BUS114 or BUS115
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA132 or MA141
Biology I & II w/ Lab * 7 credits SC156 & SC155
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits SC153 or SC125
Ecology 4 credits SC261
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127
Public Speaking 3 credits EN225
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits SS151 or SS152 or SS153 or SS155 or SS161 or SS162

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Paper Engineering

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

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MA245 & MA246 & MA247
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Computer Programming 3 credits IS120 or IS123 or IS124 or IS125 or IS171   
Differential Equations 3 credits MA251
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits SC233 & SC234
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226

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

Calculus I & II 8 credits MA245 & MA246
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Computer Programming 3 credits IS120 or IS123 or IS124 or IS125 or IS171   
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC225 & SC226
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits SC133 & SC134 or SC233 & SC234
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 Herkimer County Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

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

Accounting or Finance 3 credits BU114 or BU115
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA132 or MA141
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits SC156*
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits SC153 or SC125
Ecology 3 credits SC261
Economics 3 credits SS185 or SS186
Electives 18 credits **  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits SC133
Principles of Management 3 credits BU232
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA127
Public Speaking 3 credits EN225
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits SS151 or SS152 or SS153 or SS155 or SS161 or SS162

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** 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: Science major at Herkimer Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits SC156 & SC155
Calculus I 4 credits MA245 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits SC153 & SC154
Ecology 4 credits SC261 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN111
Genetics 4 credits SC255
Global Environment 3 credits SC258 or SC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN112
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits SC225 or SC133
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT127

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

* SC141 & SC142 or SC145 & SC143 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Herkimer 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.

Date Reviewed: 10/4/14
Catalogue date: 2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Herkimer County CC:

  • The Pre-ESF advisor is Prof. Ronald Carvin, Dept. of Biology, 1-888-GO-4-HCCC or carvinrp@hccc.suny.edu. Prof. Carvin received his M.S. degree from SUNY ESF.
  • The transfer counselor is Katherine Schwabach, 1-888-GO-4-HCCC or schwabaka@hccc.suny.edu.

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.

Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer

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