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Holyoke Community College Transfer credits (3102)
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 Holyoke Community College. Refer to the NOTES below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Holyoke Community College.

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

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 BIO107 or BIO108 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO107 or BIO108 * or CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121 or PHS101
Government/Policy 3 credits POL101 or POL110 or POL120 or ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH108 or MTH113

* 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 BIO108 for their biology requirement.

Forest Technology  

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 & II w/ Lab  credits BIO107 or BIO108 *
Biology II w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO107 or BIO108 * or CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121 or PHS101
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH108 or MTH113

* 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 BIO108 for their biology requirement.

Land Surveying Technology  

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO107 or BIO108 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Electives 10 credits ** See chart above
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH108 or MTH113

* 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 BIO108 for their biology requirement.

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

Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142
Public Speaking 3 credits COM150

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM221
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHM222 or PHS102 or MTH114
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 MTH142, Global Environment ENV120 or SUS101, and Genetics BIO243.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO107 or BIO120
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MTH113 & MTH112 & MTH213
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Computer Programming 3 credits CSI106 or CSI218 or CSI254 or CSI256 or EGR113 or EGR118
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH214
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221 & CHM222
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS111

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biotechnology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH113 & MTH114
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO243
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB 303 at ESF) 4 credits BIO229
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221 & CHM222 *
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS101 & PHS102 *
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories:

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

Social Science

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

9 credits

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any course in history, economics, psychology, or sociology

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 BIO230.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH113 & MTH114
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Computer Applications 3 credits CSI111 or BUS115
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Math Elective (Calculus III recommended) 3 credits
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221& CHM222
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS101 & PHS102

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

Social Science

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

9 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any course in history, economics, psychology, or sociology

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHS101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 BIO243.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Business Law 3 credits LAW211
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit BUS115 or BUS215
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC111
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC112
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MTH108
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits COM150
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:

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM221
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHM222 or PHS102 or MTH114
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHS101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 BIO243.

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. PHS111 & PHS112 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHS101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 BIO243.

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biotechnology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH113 & MTH114
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO229
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221 & CHM222
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS101 & PHS102
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Environmental Resources Engineering

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO108 or BIO107
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MTH113 & MTH114 & MTH213
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH214
Earth Science 3 credits ENV137 or ESC111
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits EGR209
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits EGR221
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS111 & PHS112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250

Complete 12 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

Social Science

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

12 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any course in history, economics, psychology, or sociology

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Advanced Science and Math  9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH113 & MTH114
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Computer Programming 3 credits CSI106 or CSI218 or CSI254 or CSI256 or EGR113 or EGR118
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS111 & PHS112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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.

Additional credit will be granted for Ecology BIO230 and Statistics MTH142.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POL101 or POL110 or POL120
American History 3 credits HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO108
Biology II w/ Lab or Environmental Geology * 4 credits BIO107 or ENV137
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121
Ecology 4 credits BIO230
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 6 credits **  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I *** 3 - 4 credits MTH108 or MTH113
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142
General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course
General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110
General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits HIS101 or HIS102

Additional credit will be granted for Ecology BIO230.

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 3 credits BIO230
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or ANT101 or HIS220 or HIsS260

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM221
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHS101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH108
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO108
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121
Ecology 3 credits BIO230
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142
Public Speaking 3 credits COM150

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Landscape Architecture

American History 3 credits HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225
Art & Architectural History 3 credits ART131 or ART132
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO108 or BIO107
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART121 or ART122
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO230
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Mathematics 3 credits MTH104 or MTH108 or MTH113 or MTH142
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits ENV120 or ENV137 or CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121 or PHS101 or PHS102 or SUS101
Public Speaking 3 credits SPH111 or COM150
General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110
General Education requirement - Social Science 3 credits Any course in history, economics, psychology, or sociology

Natural Resources Management

Accounting 3 credits ACC111
American History 3 credits HIS111 or HIS112
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH108
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121
Ecology 3 credits BIO230
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHS101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142
Public Speaking 3 credits COM150
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits PSY110 or SOC110

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Paper Engineering

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MTH113 & MTH114 & MTH213
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Computer Programming 3 credits CSI106 or CSI218 or CSI254 or CSI256 or EGR113 or EGR118
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH214
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHS111 & PHS112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221 & CHM222

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories:

American History

 

Other World Civilization

 

Western Civilization

2 credits

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

HIS101 or HIS102

Paper Science

Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH113 & MTH114
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Computer Programming 3 credits CSI106 or CSI218 or CSI254 or CSI256 or EGR113 or EGR118
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM221 & CHM222
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHS101 & PHS102 or PHS111 & PHS112
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
General Education requirement - American History 3 credits HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225
General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course
General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110
General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits HIS101 or HIS102

Sustainable Energy Management

Accounting 3 credits ACC111
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH108
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO108
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM101 or CHM113 or CHM121
Ecology 3 credits BIO230
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 or ECN100
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHS101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH142
Public Speaking 3 credits COM150
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits PSY110 or SOC110

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 A.S. in Arts & Sciences: Biology option at Holyoke Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO108 & BIO107
Calculus I 4 credits MTH113
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM121 & CHM124 or CHM113 & CHM114 or CHM101 & CHM102
Ecology 4 credits BIO230 *
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Global Environment 3 credits ENV120 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 or ENG201 or ENG202 or ENG203 or ENG211 or ENG212 or ENG214 or ENG215 or ENG216 or ENG217 or ENG226 or ENG230 or ENG231 or ENG235 or ENG 237 or ENG245 or ENG250
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/Lab 4 credits CHM221 or PHS101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH142

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

 

American History

 

Foreign Language

 

Other World Civilization

 

The Arts

 

Western Civilization

6 credits

 

 

HIS111 or HIS112 or HIS130 or HIS225

 

Any FRH prefixed course or GER prefixed course or any SPA prefixed course or any RUS prefixed course

 

ANT101 or ENG250 or ENG226 or GEO110 or HIS103 or HIS104 or HIS105 or HIS220 or HIS260 or PHI110

 

Any ART prefixed course or ENG227 or any MUS prefixed course or any THE prefixed course

 

HIS101 or HIS102

* 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 BIO243.

Date Reviewed: 11/14/14
Catalogue date: 2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

Questions, please call: 315-470-6600

Notes for Holyoke Community College

The Pre-ESF advisor is:

  • Jamie Laurin, Dept. of Environmental Sciences Chair, 413-552-2523

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.

For more information, use the Information Request Form