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

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156*
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156 * or CHE145 or CHE151 or PHY145
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below 
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Government/Policy 3 credits POS120 or ECO111 or ECO112
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH140 or MTH164 & MTH165 or MTH175 or MTH210

* 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 BIO156 for their biology requirement. BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

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

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

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156 * or CHE145 or CHE151 or PHY145
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below 
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH140 or MTH164 & MTH165 or MTH175 or MTH210

* 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 BIO156 for their biology requirement. BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

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

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156*
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MTH140 or MTH164 & MTH165 or MTH175 or MTH210

* 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 BIO156 for their biology requirement. BIO160 or BIO165 will be accepted for all students who took Biology with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 PHY145
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160
Public Speaking 3 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Monroe 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE251 
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE252 or PHY146 or MTH211
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 MTH160, Global Environment BIO116 or SUS101, and Genetics BIO230.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO156 *
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MTH210 & MTH211 & MTH212
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR161 or CSC101 or CSC223 or CSC225 or ITP201 or ITP202
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH225
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY161 or PHY154

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

* BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Biotechnology at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH210 & MTH211
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO230
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO209
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY145 & PHY146 **

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits  

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 the following courses:

BIO221 = Free Elective

BIO225 = Upper Division Directed Elective

BIO227 = BTC497

BIO226 = Free Elective

BIO260 = Ecology

MTH160 = Statistics

Chemistry

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH210 & MTH211
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Applications 3 credits CRC101 or CRC112+CRC113+CRC115 or CRC115+CRC116+CRC117 or CRC125
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY145 & PHY146

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY145
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 BIO230.

Construction Management

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS201
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey or Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE145
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CRC113 or CRC101 or CRC170 or OFT170 or TEK101 or ITP102 or CRC125 (formerly CIS121)
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MTH175
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH160
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)
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 Monroe 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.

Additional credit will be granted for:

CIT101 (MCC) = ERE371 (ESF)

CIT122 (MCC) = CME306 (ESF)

CIT221 (MCC) = CME343 (ESF)

MET203+CIT204 (MCC) = CME226 (ESF)

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE251
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE252 or PHY146 or MTH211
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY145
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 BIO230.

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. PHY161 & PHY261 or PHY154 & PHY155 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Genetics 4 credits BIO230
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY145
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Biotechnology at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH210 & MTH211
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO209
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY145 & PHY146
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO155 or BIO156*
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MTH210 & MTH211 & MTH212
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH225
Earth Science 3 credits GEO131 or GEO101
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENR252
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENR251
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY161 & PHY261 or PHY154 & PHY155
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement

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 Monroe 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

* BIO160 or BIO165 will be accepted for all students who took Biology with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155**
Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH210 & MTH211
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR161 or CSC101 or CSC223 or CSC225 or ITP201 or ITP202 or CSC223 or CSC225
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY161 & PHY261 or PHY154 & PHY155
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement

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

** BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MTH160 and Ecology BIO260.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POS110 or POS120
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO156***
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology** 4 credits BIO155*** or GEO101
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE145
Ecology 4 credits BIO260
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives **** 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Pre-Calculus or Calculus***** 3 - 4 credits MTH175 or MTH210
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160
*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 Monroe Community College.

** Students must take either Biology II or Geology.  Students interested in the Biological Science Applications option must take Biology II.

*** BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

**** 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155**
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 3 credits BIO260
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

** BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Forest Health

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Genetics 4 credits BIO230
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE251
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY145
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH175
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO156 *
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE145
Ecology 3 credits BIO260
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160
Public Speaking 3 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART118 or ART119 or ART270 or ART271
Biology I & II w/ Lab 4 credits BIO156 or BIO155**
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART104 or ART204
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO260
Electives 9 credits See note below ***
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Mathematics 3 credits MTH140 or MTH160 or MTH164+MTH165 or MTH175 or MTH210
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits GEO101 or CHE151 or PHY145 or BIO116 or SUS101
Public Speaking 3 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)
*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 Monroe Community College.

** BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

*** Students should consider taking IDE121 as an elective course to prepare for the studio sequence at SUNY ESF.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH175
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE145
Ecology 4 credits BIO260
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature I w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160
Public Speaking 3 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)
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 Monroe 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  

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MTH210 & MTH211 & MTH212
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR161 or CSC101 or CSC223 or CSC225 or ITP201 or ITP202
Differential Equations 3 credits MTH225
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY161 & PHY261 or PHY154 & PHY155
English I w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature I w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Monroe 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MTH210 & MTH211 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits ENR161 or CSC101 or CSC223 or CSC225 or ITP201 or ITP202
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 3 credits
English I w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Literature I w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE251 & CHE252
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY161 & PHY261 or PHY154 & PHY155 or PHY145 & PHY146
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 Monroe Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MTH175
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO156
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE145
Ecology 3 credits BIO260
Economics 3 credits ECO111 or ECO112
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY145
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS135
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MTH160
Public Speaking 3 credits SCP140 (formerly SPT140) or SPC142 (formerly SPT142)
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 Monroe 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

* 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 program of study at ESF are encouraged to major in Liberal Arts & Sciences - General Studies at Monroe Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO156 & BIO155*
Calculus I 4 credits MTH210
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO260 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG200
Genetics 4 credits BIO230
Global Environment 3 credits BIO116 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Choose any ENG prefixed course approved for the humanities general education requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE251 or PHY145
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MTH160

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

* BIO160 & BIO165 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Monroe Community College prior to the Fall 2005 semester.

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

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

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

Notes for Monroe Community College

Monroe CC and the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) have entered into a 2+2 Cooperative Degree Transfer Option, thereby guaranteeing students at MCC who are in this program admission to ESF. MCC students who are considering this option must meet the GPA and course requirements. Further information about this can be obtained from either the admission's office at ESF or from the following offices at MCC: Admissions: 585-292-2000 ext.7700, Career Placement: 585-292-2000

Academic advisors at MCC who can assist the students in the selection of their coursework are as follows:

  • Timothy Tatakis, Biology Department
  • Career and Transfer Center Office

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.

Monroe County Community College, Rochester

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