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Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG)

Course Equivalents for SUNY College off Environmental Science and Forestry

The following Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG) display the lower division course requirements for all ESF majors for students entering in the fall 2002 semester or after. Students should match the lower division requirements with the list of approved course equivalents at Syracuse University.

Associate Degree Programs at The Ranger School Campus

Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation

Students interested in the 1+1 articulation agreement into one of the Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School should complete the following courses:

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO123
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO121 or CHE106+CHE107 or PHYS101
Electives 10 credits * See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Government/Policy 3 credits  
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT194 or MAT285

Forest Technology

Students interested in the 1+1 articulation agreement into one of the Associate Degree Programs at the Ranger School should complete the following courses:

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO123
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO121 or CHE106+CHE107 or PHYS101
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Electives 10 credits * See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT194 or MAT285

Land Surveying Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree Freshman Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO121 or BIO123
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Electives 10 credits
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT194 or MAT285

* 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 in Forest Technology are recommended to select from the following courses as free electives:

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE106+CHE107
Ecology 4 credits BIO451 & BIO453
Other World Civilization (not required for the B.S. in Forest Ecosystem Science or Natural Resources Management) 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
The Arts (not required for the B.S. in Forest Ecosystem Science or Natural Resources Management) 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT194

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 4 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Electives 7 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE275+CHE276
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE285+CHE286 or PHY102 or MAT286 or MAT296

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT221 and Ecology BIO451 & BIO453.

Bioprocess Engineering

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 8 credits BIO121
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT295 & MAT296 & MAT397
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Computer Programming 3 credits ECS102 or CPS196 or CPS335 or CIS252 or EST245
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT485
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE275+CHE276 & CHE285+CHE286
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY211+PHY221 or PHY101*

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

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.

Biotechnology

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT285 & MAT286 or MAT295 & MAT296
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO326
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO409
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE275+CHE276 & CHE285+CHE286
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 from the approved general education list at SUNY ESF:

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  

Additional credit will be granted for Ecology BIO451 & BIO453 and Statistics MAT221.

Chemistry

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT285 & MAT286 or MAT295 & MAT296
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Computer Applications 3 credits CPS181
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Math Elective (Calculus III recommended) 3 credits
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE275+CHE276 & CHE285+CHE286
Other World Civilization** 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
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 from the approved general education list at SUNY ESF:

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  

Conservation Biology

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 4 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 4 credits BIO451 & BIO453
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Genetics 4 credits BIO326
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT221

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

Construction Management

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT285 & MAT286 or MAT295 & MAT296
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE106+CHE107
Computer Applications 3 credits CPS181
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Other World Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT221
Related discipline electives and/or liberal arts electives 18 credits  
The Arts 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

Environmental Biology

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 4 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 4 credits BIO451+BIO453
Electives 7 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Genetics 4 credits BIO326
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE275+CHE276
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE285+CHE286 or PHY102 or MAT286 or MAT296
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT221

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  
 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. PHY211+PHY221 & PHY212+PHY222 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO121 or BIO123
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT295 & MAT296 & MAT397
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT485
Earth Science 3 credits  
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ECS222
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ECS221
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY211+PHY221 & PHY212+PHY222
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.

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 SUNY ESF:

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  
 

Environmental Science

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits See note below *
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT285 & MAT286 or MAT295 & MAT296 
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Computer Programming 3 credits ECS102 or CPS196 or CPS335 or CIS252 or EST245
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102 oe ECN203
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY211+PHY221 & PHY212+PHY222
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

* 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.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT221 and Ecology BIO451 & BIO453.

Environmental Studies

American Government/Political Science 3 credits PSC121 or PSC122 or PSC123 or PSC129
American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO123
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology **  4 credits BIO121 or GOL106
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE106+CHE107
Computer Applications 3 credits CPS181
Ecology 4 credits BIO451+BIO453
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Electives *** 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Other World Civilizations 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Pre-Calculus or Calculus **** 3 - 4 credits MAT194 or MAT285
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT221
The Arts 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

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

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

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

Forest Ecosystem Science

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Biology Electives 6 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 8 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 3 credits BIO451
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits  
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT221
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

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

Forest Health

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 4 credits BIO451+BIO453
Electives 13 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Genetics 4 credits BOI326
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE275+CHE276
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT221.

Forest Resources Management

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO123
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE106+CHE107
Ecology 3 credits BIO451+BIO453
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Other World Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT194
Principles of Management 3 credits  
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT221
Public Speaking 3 credits NAS325
The Arts 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
 

Landscape Architecture

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Art or Architectural History 3 credits ARC133 or ARC134 or FIA105 or FIA106
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO123 or BIO121
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits FND105 or ARC107
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 4 credits BIO451+BIO453
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Mathematics 3 credits MAT112 or MAT194 or MAT221 or MAT285 or MAT295
Natural/Physical Science Electives 3 credits CHE106+CHE107 or CHE116+CHE117 or PHY101 or PHY102 or GOL106
Other World Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Public Speaking 3 credits NAS325
Social Science 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

Natural History and Interpretation

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 4 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 4 credits BIO451 &BIO453
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT221

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

3 credits  

Natural Resources Management

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE106+CHE107
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Ecology 4 credits BIO451+BIO453
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
English w/ Focus on Writing 6 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Humanities 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT194
Principles of Management 3 credits  
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT221
Public Speaking 3 credits NAS325
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a SOC prefix or any course with a PSY prefix
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

 

Paper Engineering

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT295 & MAT296 & MAT397
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Computer Programming 3 credits ECS102 or CPS196 or CPS335 or CIS252 or EST245
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT485
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY211+PHY221 & PHY212+PHY222
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE275+CHE276 & CHE285+CHE286

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

Paper Science

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT295 & MAT296
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Computer Programming 3 credits ECS102 or CPS196 or CPS335 or CIS252 or EST245
Economics 3 credits ECN101 or ECN102
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE275+CHE276 & CHE285+CHE286
Other World Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY211+PHY221 & PHY212+PHY222 or PHY101 & PHY102
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
The Arts 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Western Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Associate in Science: Science Option Transfer Program at Broome Community College.

Accounting 3 credits  
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits  
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits  
Ecology 3 credits  
Economics 3 credits  
Electives 18 credits **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits  
Global Environment 3 credits  
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits  
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits  
Pre-Calculus 3 credits  
Principles of Management 3 credits  
Probability & Statistics 3 credits  
Public Speaking 3 credits  
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits  
*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 Broome Community College.

** 9 of the 18 credits of electives must be liberal arts course work. Please choose courses from the following categories: physical science, math, history, government, political science, or English. Please consult the ESF Admissions Office for assistance with course selection.

Wildlife Science

American History 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO123 & BIO121
Calculus I 4 credits MAT285 or MAT295
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE106+CHE107 & CHE116+CHE117
Ecology 4 credits BIO451 & BIO453
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits WRT105
Global Environment 3 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education humanities course list.
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE275+CHE276
Other World Civilization 3 credits Please refer to the ESF approved General Education course list.
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT221

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

Date Reviewed:6/20/12
Catalogue date: 2006 - 2007
Reviewed by: Beth Minard 

Questions, please call:315-470-6600

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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