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Orange County Community College (2625)
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 Orange County Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Orange 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange 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 BIO101 or BIO102 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO101 or BIO102 * or CHM103 or CHM105 or PHY101
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Government/Policy 3 credits POL102 or POL103 or ECO201 or ECO202
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT131 or MAT205

* 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 BIO102 for their biology requirement.

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

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange 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 BIO101 or BIO102 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO101 or BIO102 * or CHM103 or CHM105 or PHY101
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT131 or MAT205

* 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 BIO102 for their biology requirement.

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

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange 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 BIO101 or BIO102 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT122 or MAT131 or MAT205

* 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 BIO102 for their biology requirement.

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

*** 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 PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120
Public Speaking 3 credits COM207

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHM202 or PHY102 or MAT206
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT120 and Genetics BIO201.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO101
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT205 & MAT206 & MAT207
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Computer Programming 3 credits CIT107 or CIT115 or CSC101 or CSC102 or CSC130
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT214
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY103 or PHY105

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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 the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT205 & MAT206
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO201
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits Not offered
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202 **
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102 **

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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 Ecology BIO205 and Statistics MAT120.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT205 & MAT206
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Computer Applications 3 credits CIT100 or CIT101 or BUS161
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO201.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS201
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM105 or CHM103
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIT100 or CIT101 or BUS161 or OTF214
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC153
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC154
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT121 & MAT122 or MAT131
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT120
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits COM207
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 form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

** 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 the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHM202 or PHY102 or MAT206
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO201.

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. PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY106 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Electives 16 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO201
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

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

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT205 & MAT206
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits Not offered
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the four following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO101 or BIO102
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT205 & MAT206 & MAT207
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT214
Earth Science 3 credits GLG110 or GLG120 or AST120
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits EGR206
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits EGR205
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY106
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102

Complete 12 credit hours in at least three of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilizations

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

12 credits

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT205 & MAT206
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Computer Programming 3 credits CIT107 or CIT115 or CSC101 or CSC102 or CSC130
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY106
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102

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

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT120, Global Environment PSC140, and Ecology BIO205.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POL101 or POL102 or POL103
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO101
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology**  4 credits BIO102 or GLG120
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM105 
Ecology 4 credits BIO205
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives *** 6 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I ***** 3 - 4 credits MAT121 & MAT122 or MAT131 or MAT205
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from Orange County 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 must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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. 

Additional credit will be granted for Global Environment PSC140.

Forest Ecosystem Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 3 credits BIO205
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120

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

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Electives 13 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO201
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHM201
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT121 & MAT122 or MAT131
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO102
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM105 or CHM103
Ecology 3 credits BIO205
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120
Public Speaking 3 credits COM207

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

* Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART127 or ART128 or ART201 or ART203 or ART207 or ARC215 or ARC216
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO102 or BIO101
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART103 or ART104
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits BIO205
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Mathematics 3 credits MAT120 or MAT121 or MAT122 or MAT131 or MAT205
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits GLG120 or GLG110 or CHM105 or PHY101 or PSC140
Public Speaking 3 credits COM207
*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 Orange County Community College.

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT121 & MAT122 or MAT131
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM105 or CHM103
Ecology 4 credits BIO205
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120
Public Speaking 3 credits COM207
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Choose any course with a psy or soc prefix

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT205 & MAT206 & MAT207
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Computer Programming 3 credits CIT107 or CIT115 or CSC101 or CSC102 or CSC130
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT214
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY106
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits * See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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 Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT205 & MAT206
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Computer Programming 3 credits CIT107 or CIT115 or CSC101 or CSC130
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 3 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM201 & CHM202
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102 or PHY103 & PHY104 or PHY105 & PHY106
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

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

** Students must fulfill the Basic Communication requirement at Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT121 & MAT122 or MAT131
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO102
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHM105 or CHM103
Ecology 3 credits BIO205
Economics 3 credits ECO201 or ECO202
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT120
Public Speaking 3 credits COM207
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Choose any course with a psy or soc prefix

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

* 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 Orange County 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/ Mathematics and Natural Science Emphasis major at Orange County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO102 & BIO101
Calculus I 4 credits MAT205
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHM105 & CHM106
Ecology 4 credits BIO205 *
Electives 15 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Genetics 4 credits BIO201
Global Environment 3 credits PSC140
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHM201 or PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT120

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses form the approved general education list at Orange County 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

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

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

Date Reviewed: 9/15/14
Catalogue date:  2014 - 2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Orange County Community College:

  • The Pre-ESF advisor is Prof. Thomas Alford, Dept. of Biology, (914)-341-4276.
  • The transfer counselor is Mike Prutsman, Coordinator of Student Success and Retention, College Commons,(845) 341-4083.

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.

Orange County Community College, Middletown (2625)

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