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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 Ulster County Community College. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Ulster 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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

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 BIO105 or BIO106 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO105 or BIO106 * or CHE103 or PHY101
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101**
Government/Policy 3 credits POS201 or ECO101 or ECO102
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160 or MAT170

* 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 BIO106 for their biology requirement.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster 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 BIO105 or BIO106 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO105 or BIO106 * or CHE103 or PHY101
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101**
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160 or MAT170

* 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 BIO106 for their biology requirement.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster 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 BIO105 or BIO106 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101* or COM105+ENG101**
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Electives 10 credits *** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160 or MAT170

* 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 BIO106 for their biology requirement.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

*** 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 select from the following courses as free electives:

Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103 or COM105

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Ulster 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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 7 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101 *
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY102 or MAT180
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT211, Global Environment SCI104, and Genetics BIO206.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO105
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MAT170 & MAT180 & MAT203
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC128 or CSC150 or CSC205
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT204
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101 *
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY109

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT170 & MAT180
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits BIO206
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO201
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202 **
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 from the approved general education list at Ulster 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  

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at 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 BIO207 and Statistics MAT211.

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT170 & MAT180
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Computer Applications 3 credits CSC101 or CIS100 or CIS144
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Math Elective 3 credits ** See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at 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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistic 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO206.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BUS201
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE103 or CHE101
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIS144 or BUS171
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC200
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC204
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MAT160
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT211
Public Speaking 2 credits COM103 or COM105
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 Ulster 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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at 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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Electives 7 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHE202 or PHY102 or MAT180
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Genetics BIO206.

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. PHY109 & PHY110 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 either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101 *
Genetics 4 credits BIO206
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT170 & MAT180
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology) 4 credits BIO201
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY101 & PHY102
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO105 or BIO106
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT170 & MAT180 & MAT203
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT204
Earth Science 3 credits ESC101
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits ENR216
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits ENR215
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY109 & PHY110
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
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 from the approved general education list at Ulster Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Social Science

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

12 credits

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits See note below *
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT170 & MAT180
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC128 or CSC150 or CSC205
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY109 & PHY110
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101** or COM105+ENG101**
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

* Examples of advanced science and math courses would be calculus 3 or 4, organic chemistry 1 or 2, quantum physics, analytical chemistry, or microbiology.  Please consult the ESF Office of Undergraduate Admissions for assistance with course selection.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MAT211 and Ecology BIO207.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POS201 or POS203
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology*** 4 credits BIO105 or ESC104
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE103 or CHE101
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives**** 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101** or COM105+ENG101**
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Pre-Calculus***** 3 - 4 credits MAT160 or MAT170
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211
*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 Ulster Community College.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

*** 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

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology Electives 6 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 3 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101** or COM105+ENG101**
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Electives 13 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Genetics 4 credits BIO206
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE201
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHE103 or CHE101
Ecology 3 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101* or COM105+ENG101*
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103 or COM105

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART107 or ART108 or ART110
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106 or BIO105
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART103 or ART104 or ART117
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 4 credits BIO107
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101** or COM105+ENG101**
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Mathematics 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160 or MAT170or MAT211
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits CHE103 or CHE104 or PHY101 or PHY102 or ESC104 or ESC102 or SCI104
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103 or COM105
*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 Ulster County Community College.

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE103
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103 or COM105
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix

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

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MAT170 & MAT180 & MAT203
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC128 or CSC150 or CSC205
Differential Equations 3 credits MAT204
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHY109 & PHY110
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MAT170 & MAT180
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Computer Programming 3 credits CSC128 or CSC150 or CSC205
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101** or COM105+ENG101**
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102 
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE201 & CHE202
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHY109 & PHY110 or PHY101 & PHY102
Quantative Analysis 3 credits Not offered
*General Education requirement - American History 3 credits
*General Education requirement - The Arts 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Other World Civilization 3 credits
*General Education requirement - Western Civilization 3 credits

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

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC101 or ACC102
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MAT115 or MAT160
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO106
Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHE103
Ecology 3 credits BIO207
Economics 3 credits ECO101 or ECO102
Electives 18 credits *
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101**
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHY101
Principles of Management 3 credits BUS161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MAT211
Public Speaking 3 credits COM103 or COM105
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a PSY prefix or any course with a SOC prefix

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

** In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in either the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Mathematics-Science A.A. major or the Environmental Studies A.S. major at Ulster County Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO106 & BIO105
Calculus I 4 credits MAT170
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHE103 & CHE104
Ecology 4 credits BIO207
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG171 or ENG227 or COM103+ENG101 or COM105+ENG101*
Genetics 4 credits BIO206
Global Environment 3 credits SCI104
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHE201 or PHY101
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MAT211

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

* In order to avoid loss of transfer credit, students considering transfer to ESF should take ENG102 English II and ENG227 Writing for Industry, Science, and Professionals.  If students do not take ENG102 & ENG227 then they must take both COM103 & ENG101 or COM105 & ENG101  to meet the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement. Students may not receive all 6 credits during the transfer process depending on the major at ESF.

Date Reviewed: 8/26/14
Catalogue date: 2010-2012
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Ulster County Community College

The Pre-ESF advisors are:

  • Kate Smith, Coordinator of Transfer Services, (914)-687-5081
  • Dr. Ted Wohnseidler, Chair of Biology, (914)-687-5231
  • Dr. Margaret Ordansky, Asst. Prof. of Biology, (914)-687-5231

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.

Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge

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