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

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley 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 BI141*
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BI142* or CH141 or PH151
Electives 10 credits * See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN101 & EN102
Government/Policy 3 credits PS101 or PS102 or PS203 or BM110 or BM115
Trigonometry 3 credits MA106 or MA118 or MA119 or MA121 or MA122 or MA125 or MA150 or MA151

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley 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 BI141*
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BI142* or CH141 or PH151
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 10 credits * See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN101 & EN102
Trigonometry 3 credits MA106 or MA118 or MA119 or MA121 or MA122 or MA125 or MA150 or MA151

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley 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 BI141 or BI142*
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PH151
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits EN101 & EN102
Trigonometry 3 credits MA106 or MA118 or MA119 or MA121 or MA122 or MA125 or MA150 or MA151

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 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:

Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH141
Ecology 4 credits BI202
**General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA150

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I 4 credits MA151 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH247
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CH248 or PH152 or MA152
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PH151

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MA110.

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BI142*
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MA151 & MA152 & MA253
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Computer Programming 3 credits CI110 or CI130 or CI220 or CI226 or CI245 or CI260 or CI272
Differential Equations 3 credits MA260
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH247 & CH248
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PH261 or PH151 **

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

* BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who took their Biology with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Engineering Physics is preferred.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA151 & MA152
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BI201
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH247 & CH248**
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PH151 & PH152**

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

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

Additional credit will be granted for Ecology BI202 and Statistics MA110.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA151 & MA152
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Computer Applications 3 credits IS100 or IS101 or IS200
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Math Elective 3 credits **See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH247 & CH248
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PH151 & PH152

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Examples of math electives are calculus III (recommended), statistics, differential equations, and linear algebra. Please consult the SUNY-ESF Admissions Office for assistance with course selection.

Conservation Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I 4 credits MA151 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MA110

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits AC131
Calculus I 4 credits MA151
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CH141 or CH111
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit IS100 or IS101 or IS200
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Financial Accounting 3 credits AC115
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Managerial Accounting 3 credits AC116
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PH151
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MA150
Principles of Management 3 credits Not offered
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MA110
Public Speaking 2 credits EN150
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 Mohawk Valley 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:

CT225+CT226 (MVCC) = CME306 (ESF)

CT121+CT221 or ES271+ES261 (MVCC) = CME226 (ESF)

CIT151 (MVCC) = ERE371 (ESF)

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142 *
Calculus I 4 credits MA151
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH247
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CH248 or PH152 or MA152
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MA110

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

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. PH261 & PH262 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I 4 credits MA151 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

3 credits

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) or the Engineering Science major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BI141 or BI142*
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MA151 & MA152 & MA253
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Differential Equations 3 credits MA260
Earth Science 3 credits GL101 or WE101
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ES272
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ES271
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PH261 & PH262
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Mechanics of Materials 3 credits ES261

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 Mohawk Valley 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

* BIO101 or BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I or II for all students who took their Biology with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142**
Calculus I & II 8 credits MA151 & MA152
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Computer Programming 3 credits CI110 or CI130 or CI220 or CI226 or CI245 or CI260 or CI272
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PH261 & PH262
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102

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

** BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MA110 and Ecology BI202.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits PS101 or PS203
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BI141*
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology 4 credits BI142* or GL101***
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH141 
Computer Applications 3 credits IS100 or IS101 or IS200
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives **** 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Pre-Calculus or Calculus 3 - 4 credits MA150 or MA151*****
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110 
**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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

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

**** Students interested in the Biological Science Applications option must complete Chemistry II in place of one of their elective courses.

***** Students interested in the Biological Science Applications option must complete Calculus I. 

Forest Ecosystem Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology Electives 6 credits ** See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142***
Calculus I 4 credits MA151
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 3 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PH151
Principles of Management 3 credits Not offered
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

** Examples of biology electives are genetics, organic chemistry, and microbiology.  Please consult the ESF Office of Undergraduate Admissions for assistance with course selection.

**** BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH247
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MA110

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA125 or MA150
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BI141*
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CH141 or CH111
Ecology 3 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PH151
Principles of Management 3 credits Not offered
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110
Public Speaking 3 credits EN150
**General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* BIO101 will be accepted for General Biology I for all students who took their Biology with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits HU204 or HU205 or HU226 or HU227 or HU228
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BI141 or BI142*
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits FA101 or FA103 or FA104 or FA202
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BI202
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Mathematics 3 credits MA110 or MA121 or MA125 or MA139 or MA150 or MA151
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits GL101 or CH141 or CH142 or PH151 or PH152 or BI105
Public Speaking 3 credits EN150
**General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Social Science 3 credits

* BIO101 or BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology for all students who took their Biology with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Accounting 3 credits AC110 or AC115
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BI141 & BI142*
Chemistry I  w/ Lab 4 credits CH141
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA150
Principles of Management 3 credits Not offered
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110
Public Speaking 3 credits EN150
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PY prefix or any course with a SO prefix
**General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Humanities 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley Community College.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MA151 & MA152 & MA253
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Computer Programming 3 credits CI110 or CI130 or CI220 or CI226 or CI245 or CI260 or CI272
Differential Equations 3 credits MA260
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PH261 & PH262
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH247 & CH248

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MA151 & MA152 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Computer Programming 3 credits CI110 or CI130 or CI220 or CI226 or CI245 or CI260 or CI272
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH247 & CH248
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PH261 & PH262 or PH151 & PH152
Quantative Analysis 3 credits CH246
*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 Mohawk Valley Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits AC110 or AC115
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BI141
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CH141
Ecology 3 credits BI202
Economics 3 credits BM110 or BM115
Electives *** 18 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PH151
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA150
Principles of Management 3 credits Not offered
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MA110
Public Speaking 3 credits EN150
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PY prefix or any course with a SO prefix
**General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
**General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* BIO101 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Mohawk Valley 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.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science (Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry) major at Mohawk Valley Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BI141 & BI142*
Calculus I 4 credits MA151 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CH141 & CH142
Ecology 4 credits BI202
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN101
Global Environment 3 credits BI105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits EN102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CH247 or PH151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MA110

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

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Mohawk Valley Community College prior to the spring 2014 semester.

Date Reviewed:11/12/13
Catalogue date: 2013 - 2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Mohawk Valley Community College

  • The Pre-ESF advisor is:

    The transfer counselor is Michael Henningsen, Counseling Center, 315-731-5808.

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.

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