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Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG)

Course Equivalents for SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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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 Jamestown Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Jamestown Community College.

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1570 or BIO1580 or BIO2660 or BIO2670 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1570 or BIO1580 or BIO2660 or BIO2670 or CHE1500 or CHE1550 or PHY1610 or PHYS1510*****
Electives 10 credits ****** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1510 ** or ENG1530
Government/Policy 3 credits POL1510 or POL2570 or ECO2610 or ECO2620
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530 or *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT1590 **** or MAT1600 **** or MAT1710 ****

* 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 BIO1580 or BIO2670 for their biology requirement.

** ENG1510 will fulfill one of the English requirements for the Ranger School but will not transfer into a bachelors degree at ESF.

*** Students planning on completing a bachelors degree at ESF after the Ranger School should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

**** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

*****PHYS1510 will only transfer into the A.A.S programs at the Ranger School and will not transfer into the B.S. programs at the Syracuse campus.

Forest Technology

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1570 or BIO1580 or BIO2660 or BIO2670 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1570 or BIO1580 or BIO2660 or BIO2670 or CHE1500 or CHE1550 or PHY1610 or PHYS1510*****
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 10 credits ****** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1510** or ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530 or *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT1590 **** or MAT1600 **** or MAT1710 ****

* 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 BIO1580 or BIO2670 for their biology requirement.

** ENG1510 will fulfill one of the English requirements for the Ranger School but will not transfer into a bachelors degree at ESF.

*** Students planning on completing a bachelors degree at ESF after the Ranger School should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

**** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

*****PHYS1510 will only transfer into the A.A.S programs at the Ranger School and will not transfer into the B.S. programs at the Syracuse campus.

Land Surveying Technology

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

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

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1580 or BIO1570 or BIO2670 or BIO2660 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610 or PHYS1510*****
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 10 credits ****** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1510** or ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530 or *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT1590 **** or MAT1600 **** or MAT1710 ****

* 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 BIO1580 or BIO2670 for their biology requirement.

** ENG1510 will fulfill one of the English requirements for the Ranger School but will not transfer into a bachelors degree at ESF.

*** Students planning on completing a bachelors degree at ESF after the Ranger School should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

**** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

*****PHYS1510 will only transfer into the A.A.S programs at the Ranger School and will not transfer into the B.S. programs at the Syracuse campus.

****** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management, Forest Ecosystem Science 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 PHY1610
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
Public Speaking 3 credits CMM1610

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

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE2530
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE2540 or PHY1620 or PHY2710 or MAT1720
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610 or PHY1710
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO2560.

Bioprocess Engineering

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1570 or BIO2660
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720 & MAT2650
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC1570 or CSC1590 or CSC1600 or CSC1680
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT2680
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1710

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

Biotechnology

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO2560
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO2530+BIO2532
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540 ***
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1610 or PHY1620 ***

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT1540.

*** Completion of either the required organic chemistry or physics sequences (or both) prior to transfer to the B.S. in Biotechnology will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY- ESF. A strong overall academic record and successful completion of either or both of these sequences will also improve an applicant’s likelihood of admission to this degree program.

Chemistry

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Computer Applications 3 credits CSC1300+CSC1320+CSC1330 or CSC1510 or CSC1560 ***
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Math Elective 3 credits MAT2650 ****
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1610 & PHY1620

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

**** 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

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics 4 credits BIO2560
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Introduction to Conservation Biology 3 credits BIO2550
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY1610 ***
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Construction Management

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS2530
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE1550 or CHE1500
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CSC1330 or CSC1560
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Financial Accounting 3 credits BUS1510
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Managerial Accounting 3 credits BUS1520
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT1600 ***
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits CMM1610
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 Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Technical courses from related programs of study are recommended for transfer in this category.  Please consult the SUNY-ESF Admissions Office for advisement.

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Environmental Biology

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Click here to view the special articulation agreement for students majoring in Environmental Science A.S. at Jamestown Community College interested in majoring Environmental Biology at SUNY ESF.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics 4 credits BIO2560
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE2530
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE2540 or PHY1620 or MAT1720
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY1610 ***
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College. 

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

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. PHY1710 & PHY2710 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics 4 credits BIO2560
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY1610 ***
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Environmental Health

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO2530+BIO2532
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1610 or PHY1620
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

Environmental Resources Engineering

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1580 or BIO1570 or BIO2670 or BIO2660
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720 & MAT2650
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT2680
Earth Science 3 credits GLG1550 or BIO2600 or AST1510 or GLG1550 or MET1510
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENR2560
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENR2550
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1710 & PHY2710
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below

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 Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

Environmental Science

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Click here to view the special articulation agreement for students majoring in Environmental Science A.S. at Jamestown Community College interested in majoring Environmental Science at SUNY ESF.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 ***
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC1570 or CSC1590 **** or CSC1600 **** or CSC1680
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1710 & PHY2710
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 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 Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

*** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT1540.

**** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Environmental Studies

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POL1510 or POL2570
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1580 or BIO2670 or BIO2660
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology** 4 credits BIO1570 or GLG1510
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE1550 or CHE1500
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives *** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ***** See note below
Pre-Calculus or Calculus**** 3 - 4 credits MAT1600 or MAT1710 
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
*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 Jamestown 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. 

***** Students should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

Forest Ecosystem Science

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 ***
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

*** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

Forest Health

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics 4 credits BIO2560
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE2530
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY1610 ***
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Forest Resources Management

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT1590 or MAT1600 **
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1580 or BIO2670
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE1550 or CHE1500
Ecology 3 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
Public Speaking 3 credits CMM1610

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Landscape Architecture

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART1550 or ART1560
Biology w/ Lab

4 credits

BIO1580 or BIO1570 or BIO2670 or BIO1570 or BIO2660 or BIO1570
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART1510 or ART1520
Ecology (LSA 321 at ESF) 4 credits Not offered
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Mathematics 3 credits MAT1540 or MAT1590 *** or MAT1600 *** or MAT1710 ***
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits GLG1510 *** or GLG1550 or CHE1550 *** or PHY1610 *** or BIO2570 *** or BIO2600 ***
Public Speaking 3 credits CMM1610
*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 Jamestown Community College.

** Students should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Natural Resources Management

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Accounting 3 credits BUS1410 or BUS1510 or BUS1520
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT1590 or MAT1600 ***
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE1550 or CHE1500
Ecology 4 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610 ***
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
Public Speaking 3 credits CMM1610
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Paper Engineering

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720 & MAT2650
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC1570 or CSC1590 or CSC1600 or CSC1680
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT2680
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY1710 & PHY2710
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits  

* Students should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

Paper Science

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT1710 & MAT1720 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC1570 or CSC1590 *** or CSC1600 *** or CSC1680
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives  3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE2530 & CHE2540
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY1710 & PHY2710 or PHY1610 & PHY1620
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 Jamestown Community College.

** Students should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Sustainable Energy Management

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits BUS1410 or BUS1510 or BUS1520
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT1590 or MAT1600 **
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO1580 or BIO2670
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE1550 or CHE1500
Ecology 3 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECO2610 or ECO2620
Electives 18 credits **  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY1610 ***
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS2570
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT1540
Public Speaking 3 credits CMM1610
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** 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.

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Wildlife Science

Depending on your intended major at ESF, students will generally enroll in the Environmental Science A.S. major, the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Math & Science A.S. major, or the Biotechnology A.S. major at Jamestown Community.  Choice of Jamestown Community College major should be made in consultation with a Jamestown Community College advisor.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO1580 & BIO1570 or BIO2670 & BIO1570 & BIO2660 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT1710 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE1550 & CHE1560
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG1530
Genetics 4 credits BIO2560
Global Environment 3 credits BIO2570 or BIO2600 or CMM2600
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE2530 or PHY1610 ***
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT1540

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Jamestown 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 should select their second English course from the list of English courses approved to meet the humanities general education requirement at Jamestown Community College.

** Students completing BIO2670, BIO1570 & BIO2660 as their biology sequence at Jamestown will receive credit at ESF for the following:

BIO2670 = EFB101&102

BIO1570 = EFB103&104

BIO2660 = Elective credit

*** Course carries 1 excess JCC credit, which will transfer as 1 elective credit.

Date Reviewed: 8/9/14
Catalogue date: 2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Jamestown Community College

The Pre-ESF advisors are as follows:

  • Dr. Robert Phillips, Transfer Articulation Coordinator and Professor of Biology, (716) 376-7556 (Cattaraugus County Campus)
  • Mrs. Rebecca Nystrom, Professor of Biology and Biology Coordinator (716) 338-1315

  • Mr. Ronald Turak, Transfer Counselor (716) 338-1007

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.

Jamestown Community College, Jamestown

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