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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 Onondaga Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Onondaga 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 Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga 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 BIO151 or BIO152*
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO151 or BIO152 * or CHE171+CHE171L (previously CHE103) or PHY103
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG103 & ENG104
Government/Policy 3 credits POS100 or POS102 or POS260 or ECO203 or ECO204
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT143 or MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT161

* 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 BIO152 for their biology requirement. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga 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 BIO151 or BIO152*
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO151 or BIO152 * or CHE171+CHE171L (previously CHE103) or PHY103
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG103 & ENG104
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT143 or MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT161

* 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 BIO152 for their biology requirement. BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga 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 BIO151 or BIO152*
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English with a Focus on Writing 6 credits ENG103 & ENG104
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT143 or MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT161

* 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 BIO152 for their biology requirement. BIO101 or BIO102 will be accepted for all students who took Biology with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 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:

Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151
Public Speaking 3 credits COM210 *

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.


Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L ***
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE206+CHE206L or PHY104 or MAT162
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE205+CHE205L
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT151 and Genetics BIO253. 

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO151*
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT161 & MAT162 & MAT263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC110 or CSC111 or CSC112 or CSC162 or CSC263 or CSC264 or CSC265 or CSC280
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT264
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE205+CHE205L & CHE206+CHE206L
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY105

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* BIO101 or BIO102 will be accepted for all students who took Biology with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT161 & MAT162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO253
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIO205
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE205+CHE205L & CHE206+CHE206L ***
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104 ***

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits

* BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** 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 BIO131 + BIO131L and Statistics MAT151.  BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT161 & MAT162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS100 or CMT101 or CMT110 or CIS107+CIS109+CIS119
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Math Elective 3 credits *** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE205+CHE205L & CHE206+CHE206L
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** 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 Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L ***
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY103
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO253 and Global Environment BIO147 or SUS101. 

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS243
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE171+CHE171L * or CHE121+CHE121L
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIS119 or CIS100 or CMT110
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Financial Accounting 3 credits BUS105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Managerial Accounting 3 credits BUS106
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT143
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT151
Public Speaking 2 credits COM210 ***
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 Onondaga Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* CHE103 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry I with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

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

*** COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.

Additional credit will be granted for:

ARH140 (OCC) = CME342 (ESF)

ENS207+ENS212 (OCC) = CME226 (ESF)

ARH142+ARH143 (OCC) = CME306 (ESF)

ARH144 (OCC) = CME215 (ESF)

ARH263 (OCC)= CME304 (ESF)

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L ***
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE205+CHE205L
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE206+CHE206L or PHY104 or MAT162
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY103
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO253. 

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. PHY105 & PHY205 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 Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L***
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Genetics 4 credits BIO253
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY103
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

***  BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) or Engineering Science (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO151 or BIO152 *
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT161 & MAT162 & MAT263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT264
Earth Science 3 credits GEO103 or GEO106 or SCI100 or SCI103
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENS208
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENS207
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY105 & PHY205
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Mechanics of Materials 3 credits ENS212

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 Onondaga Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

12 credits

* BIO101 or BIO102 will be accepted for all students who took Biology with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Environmental Technology (A.A.S) or the Math/Science (A.S.) program at Onondaga Community College.

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

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151 **
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT161 & MAT162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L ***
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC110 or CSC111 or CSC112 or CSC162 or CSC263 or CSC264 or CSC265 or CSC280
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY105 & PHY205
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* 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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

*** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT151 and Ecology BIO131 + BIO131L.  BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POS100 or POS102
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO152 **
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology ***  4 credits BIO151 ** or GEO106
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE171+CHE171L **** or CHE121+CHE121L
Ecology 4 credits BIO131 + BIO131L  *****
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives ****** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Pre- Calculus or Calculus I ******* 3 - 4 credits MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT143 or MAT161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151
* 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 Onondaga Community College.

** BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

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

**** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

***** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

****** 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 Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology Electives 6 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151 **
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L ***
Ecology 3 credits BIO131+BIO131L ****
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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.

** BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

*** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

**** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L ***
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Genetics 4 credits BIO253
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE205+CHE205L
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY103
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT143
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO152*
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE171+CHE171L ** or CHE121+CHE121L
Ecology 3 credits BIO131 + BIO131L***
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151
Public Speaking 3 credits COM210 ****

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took General Chemistry I with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

*** COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Architectural Technology (A.A.S) or the Math/Science (A.S.) program at Onondaga Community College.

Click here to view the special articulation agreement for students majoring in Architectural Technology at Onondaga Community College interested in Landscape Architecture at SUNY ESF.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ARH230 or ARH231 or ART105 or ART106
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO152 or BIO151 **
Drawing 3 credits ART101 or ART102 or ART109 or ART111
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO131 + BIO131L***
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Mathematics 3 credits MAT114 or MAT143 or MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT151 or MAT161
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits GEO103 or GEO106 or CHE171+CHE171L **** or CHE121+CHE121L or PHY103 or BIO147 or SUS101
Public Speaking 3 credits COM210 *****
*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 Onondaga Community College.

** BIO101 & BIO102 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

**** CHE103 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took General Chemistry I with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

***** COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.

Additional credit will be granted for the following course in Landscape Architecture:

ARH140 = LSA343

Additional credit may be granted for the following courses pending a portfolio review:

ARH111 (formerly ARH110) = LSA226

ARH215 (formerly ARH111) = LSA227

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Accounting 3 credits BUS105 or BUS106
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT143
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO152 & BIO151 *
Chemistry I  w/ Lab 4 credits CHE171+CHE171L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+ BIO131L***
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151
Public Speaking 3 credits COM210 ****
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a psy or 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 Onondaga Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took General Chemistry I sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

**** COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT161 & MAT162 & MAT263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L *
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC110 or CSC111 or CSC112 or CSC162 or CSC263 or CSC264 or CSC265 or CSC280
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT264
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY105 & PHY205
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE205+CHE205L & CHE206+CHE206L

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT161 & MAT162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC110 or CSC111 or CSC112 or CSC162 or CSC263 or CSC264 or CSC265 or CSC280
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE205+CHE205L & CHE206+CHE206L
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY205
Quantative Analysis 3 credits CHE203
*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 Onondaga Community College.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits BUS105 or BUS106
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT141 & MAT142 or MAT143
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO152 *
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE171+CHE171L **
Ecology 3 credits BIO131+BIO131L***
Economics 3 credits ECO203 or ECO204
Electives 18 credits ****
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS230
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT151
Public Speaking 3 credits COM210 *****
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits SOC103 or PSY103

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

* BIO101 will be accepted for General Biology I for all students who took Biology with Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took General Chemistry I sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

**** 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.

***** COM102 or COM103 will be accepted for all students who took Public Speaking at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2013.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Math/Science Program (A.S.) at Onondaga Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO152 & BIO151*
Calculus I 4 credits MAT161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE171+CHE171L & CHE172+CHE172L **
Ecology 4 credits BIO131+BIO131L***
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG103
Genetics 4 credits BIO253
Global Environment 3 credits BIO147 or SUS101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG104
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY103 or CHE205+CHE205L
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT151

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

Geeral Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - The Arts

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 Onondaga Community College prior to the Fall 2007 semester.

** CHE103 & CHE104 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with Onondaga Community College prior to fall 2014.

*** BIO208+BIO210 will be accepted for all students who took Ecology at Onondaga Community College prior to Fall 2007.

Date Reviewed:9/6/14
Catalogue date: 2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Onondaga Community College

  1. The Primary advisors at OCC for students in the Pre-ESF Transfer Option are:
    • Mike Ramos - Transfer Counselor - Gordon Student Center- 315-498-2000
    • Dr. Peter Kraai, Prof. of Biology, 315-498-2709
    • Dr. Howard Leo, Prof. Chemistry 315-498-2432
    • Prof. Joseph Browne, Prof. of Mathematics 315-498-2328
    • Prof. James Ruddock, Assoc. Prof. of Architecture Technology 315-498-2442
    • Prof. Brian McAninch, Environmental Technology, 315-498-2722 

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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