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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 Niagara County Community College.

Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Niagara County 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: Math and Science major at Niagara County 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+BIO109L
Biology w/ Lab * or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110+BIO110L or CHE120+CHE111L or PHY131+PHY131L
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Government/Policy 3 credits PSC101 or ECO101 or ECO102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT111 or MAT116 or MAT120

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County 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+BIO109L
Biology w/ Lab * or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110+BIO110L or CHE120+CHE111L or PHY131+PHY131L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT111 or MAT116 or MAT120

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County 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+BIO109L or BIO110+BIO110L
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT111 or MAT116 or MAT120

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

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

Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L
Ecology 3 credits BIO130+BIO130L
***General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
***General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT116
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101

*** Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Niagara 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: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE234+CHE235L
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE236+CHE237L or PHY132+PHY132L or MAT121
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131+PHY131L

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT164 and Genetics BIO255+BIO255L.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO110+BIO110L or BIO205+BIO205L
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT120 & MAT121 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Computer Programming 3 credits CPS120 or CPS130 or CPS235 or CIS218 or CIS220
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT223
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE234+CHE235L & CHE236+CHE237L
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY171+PHY171L or PHY131+PHY131L *

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

* Engineering Physics is preferred.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major or Biotechnology major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT120 & MAT121
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO255+BIO255L
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Microbiology (EFB 303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO221+BIO221L
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE234+CHE235L & CHE236+CHE237L ***
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY131+PHY131L & PHY132+PHY132L ***

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

*** 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 Statistics MAT164.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT120 & MAT121
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS100 or CIS105+CIS109+CIS111 or CIS105+CIS115+CIS118 or CIS119 or CIS201
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Math Elective (Calculus III 3 credits *** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE234+CHE235L & CHE236+CHE237L
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY131+PHY131L & PHY132+PHY132L

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

*** 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: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT164

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO255+BIO255L.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS117
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L or CHE100+CHE101
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIS115 or CIS118 or CIS100
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC116
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC117
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT116
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT164
Public Speaking 2 credits SPE102
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 Niagara 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.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab * 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE234+CHE235L
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE236+CHE237L or PHY132+PHY132L or MAT121
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT164

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO255+BIO255L.

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. PHY171+PHY171L & PHY172+PHY172L 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: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab* 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Genetics 4 credits BIO255+BIO255L
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

3 credits

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab* 4 credits BIO109+BIO109L or BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT120 & MAT121 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT223
Earth Science 3 credits  
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENS218
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENS217
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY171+PHY171L & PHY172+PHY172L
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets 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 Niagara 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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Advanced Science and Math  9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab ** 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT120 & MAT121
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Computer Programming 3 credits CPS120 or CPS130 or CPS235 or CIS218 or CIS220
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY171+PHY171L & PHY172+PHY172L
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets 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 Niagara 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.

** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT164 and Ecology BIO130+BIO130L.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major or Environmental Studies major at Niagara County Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits PSC101
Biology I  w/ Lab** 4 credits BIO109+BIO109L
Biology II  w/ Lab** or Environmental Geology***  4 credits BIO110+BIO110L
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L 
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS100 or CIS105+CIS109+CIS111 or CIS105+CIS115+CIS118 or CIS119 or CIS201

Ecology

4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives **** 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ***** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I ****** 3 - 4 credits MAT116 or MAT120
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164
*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 Niagara Community College.

** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

****** 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: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology Electives 6 credits ** See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab*** 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 3 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164
*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 Niagara County 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.

*** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

**** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab** 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 13 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Genetics 4 credits BIO255+BIO255L
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE234+CHE235L
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT164

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT111 or MAT116
Biology I w/ Lab** 4 credits BIO109+BIO109L
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L or CHE100+CHE101
Ecology 3 credits BIO130
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE102
*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 Niagara County Community College.

** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART137 or ART138 or ART221
Biology w/ Lab** 4 credits BIO109+BIO109L or BIO110+BIO110L
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART105 or ART106
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Mathematics 3 credits MAT111 or MAT116 or MAT120 or MAT164
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits CHE120 or CHE121 or PHY131 or PHY132 or BIO136 or PHS101
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE102
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilizations 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Social Science 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Niagara County Community College.

** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC116 or ACC117
Biology I & II w/ Lab** 7 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Chemistry I  w/ Lab 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA116
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE102
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - Humanities 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Niagara County Community College.

** BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT120 & MAT121 & MAT222
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Computer Programming 3 credits CPS120 or CPS130 or CPS235 or CIS218 or CIS220
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT223
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY171+PHY171L & PHY172+PHY172L
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE234+CHE235L & CHE236+CHE237L

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT120 & MAT121
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Computer Programming 3 credits CPS120 or CPS130 or CPS235 or CIS218 or CIS220
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE234+CHE235L & CHE236+CHE237L
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY171+PHY171L & PHY172+PHY172L or PHY131+PHY131L & PHY132+PHY132L
Quantative Analysis 3 credits CHE243+CHE243L
*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 Niagara County Community College.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC116 or ACC117
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 3 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 18 credits **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY131+PHY131L
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MA116
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT164
Public Speaking 3 credits SPE102
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix
*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 Niagara County 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.

*** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math and Science major at Niagara County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab** 8 credits BIO109+BIO109L & BIO110+BIO110L
Calculus I 4 credits MAT120
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE120+CHE111L & CHE121+CHE113L
Ecology 4 credits BIO130+BIO130L
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note
Genetics 4 credits BIO255+BIO255L
Global Environment 3 credits BIO136
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Any LIT prefixed course that meets the Humanities General Education Requirement
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE234+CHE235L or PHY131+PHY131L
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT164

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

* BIO201E/L & BIO205E/L will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Niagara Community College prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Niagara Community College to receive transfer credit for the first english at SUNY ESF.

Date Reviewed: 11/18/13
Catalogue date:  2013-2014

Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Niagara County Community College:

  • The ESF contact person is Laurie Ryan, Transfer Counselor, 716-614-6280.

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.

Niagara County Community College, Sanborn

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