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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 Nassau Community College.  Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Nassau 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 & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau 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 BIO109 or BIO110 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO109 or BIO110 * or CHE131 or CHE107 or CHE151 or PHY101 or PHY151
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Government/Policy 3 credits POL205 or POL206 or POL208 or ECO207 or ECO208
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111 or MAT122

* 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 BIO110 for their biology requirement.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau 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 BIO109 or BIO110 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO109 or BIO110 * or CHE131 or CHE107 or CHE151 or PHY101 or PHY151
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111 or MAT122

* 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 BIO110 for their biology requirement.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau 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 BIO109 or BIO110 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note above
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111 or MAT122

* 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 BIO110 for their biology requirement.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

*** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Ecosystem Science, 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 PHY101 or PHY151
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major or the Biology A.S. major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY102 or PHY152 or MAT123
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

** 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 MAT102 and Global Environment SCI109 or SCI110.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology  II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO109 or BIO104
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT122 & MAT123 & MAT225
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits CMP219 or CSC104 or CSC120 or CSC130 or CSC217 or ITE204
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT234
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY122 or PHY151

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major or the Biology A.S. major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT122 & MAT123
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO214
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102 or PHY151 & PHY152 **

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

** 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 BIO103 and Statistics MAT102.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT122 & MAT123
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Applications 3 credits CMP101 or CMP103
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102 or PHY151 & PHY152

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

** 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 & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

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

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits LAW103
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE131 or CHE107
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 2 credit CMP101 or CMP105 or ABT115
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC104
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT111
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT102
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits COM103
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 Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau 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.

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major or the Biology A.S. major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY102 or PHY152 or MAT123
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

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

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. PHY122 & PHY123 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 & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

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

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major or the Biology A.S. major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT122 & MAT123
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO214
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102 or PHY151 & PHY152
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO109 or BIO110
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT122 & MAT123 & MAT225
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT234
Earth Science 3 credits SCI103 or SCI107
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENS206
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENS205
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY122 & PHY123
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below

Complete 12 credit hours in in at least three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major or the Biology A.S. major at Nassau Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT122 & MAT123
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits CMP219 or CSC104 or CSC120 or CSC130 or CSC217 or ITE204
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY122 & PHY123 or PHY151 & PHY152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
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 Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT102 and Ecology BIO103.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POL205 or POL206
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology **  4 credits BIO109 or SCI103
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE131 or CHE107
Ecology 4 credits BIO103
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives *** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ****See note below
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I ***** 3 - 4 credits MAT111 or MAT122
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102 
*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 Nassau 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 should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

***** 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 & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 3 credits BIO103
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

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

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE131 or CHE107
Ecology 3 credits BIO103
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART102 or ART103 or ART104 or ART201 or ART202 or ART203
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110 or BIO109
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART111 or ART112
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 4 credits BIO103
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Mathematics 3 credits MAT109 or MAT102 or MAT111 or MAT122
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits SCI103 or CHE151 or PHY101 or SCI109 or SCI110
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103
*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 Nassau Community College.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE131 or CHE107
Ecology 4 credits BIO103
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103
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 Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT122 & MAT123 & MAT225
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits CMP219 or CSC104 or CSC120 or CSC130 or CSC217 or ITE204
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT234
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY122 & PHY123 or PHY151 & PHY152
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

* Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT122 & MAT123
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Computer Programming 3 credits CMP219 or CSC104 or CSC120 or CSC130 or CSC217 or ITE204
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY122 & PHY123 or PHY101 & PHY102 or PHY151 & PHY152
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 Nassau Community College.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT109 or MAT111
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE151 or CHE131 or CHE107
Ecology 3 credits BIO103
Economics 3 credits ECO207 or ECO208
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101 or PHY151
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT111
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS112
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT102
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103
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 Nassau 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

3 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.

** Students should choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Science - Mathematics & Science major at Nassau Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO110 & BIO109
Calculus I 4 credits MAT122
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE151 & CHE152
Ecology 4 credits BIO103 **
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG102
Global Environment 3 credits SCI109 or SCI110
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE201 or PHY101 or PHY151
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT102

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Nassau 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 choose one ENG prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at Nassau Community College.

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

Date Reviewed: 9/1/14
Catalogue date:  2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Nassau Community College

The Pre-ESF advisors are as follows:

  • James Hoyt, Transfer Coordinator, (516)-572-7127.
  • Ms. Molly Ludmar, Transfer Counselor, (516)-572-7243.
  • Mr. Andrew Kowalik, Prof. of the Dept. of Engineering and Physics, (518)-572-7273.

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.

Nassau County Community College, Garden City

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