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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 Westchester Community College.  Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and Westchester 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-Science major at Westchester 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 BIO115 or BIO117 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO117 * or CHEM113 or CHM107 or PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Government/Policy 3 credits POLSC102 or POLSC102H or POLSC104 or POLSC107 or ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH135 (Previously MATH110A) or MATH161 (Previously MATH115) or MATH181 (Previously MATH121)

* 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 BIO117 for their biology requirement.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester 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 BIO115 or BIO117 *
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO117 * or CHEM113 or CHEM107 or PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH135 (Previously MATH110A) or MATH161 (Previously MATH115) or MATH181 (Previously MATH121)

* 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 BIO117 for their biology requirement.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

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

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO115 or BIO117 *
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 10 credits ** See chart below
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH135 (Previously MATH110A) or MATH161 (Previously MATH115) or MATH181 (Previously MATH121)

* 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 BIO117 for their biology requirement.

** 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 PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
Public Speaking 3 credits COMM109 or COMM109H

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

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 7 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM205 or PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126) or MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH140 (Previously MATH113) and Global Environment BIOL155 or BIOL143.

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology II w/ Lab or Zoology w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL115
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122) & MATH230 (Previously MATH201)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Computer Programming 3 credits COMSC100 or COMSC101 or COMSC110 or COMSC207 or CIS120
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH240 (Previously MATH203)
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B)

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

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits Not offered
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIOL221
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205 *
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124) & PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126) *

Complete 9 credit hours in three of the six following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education list at Westchester 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 - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

9 credits  

* Completion of either the required organic chemistry or physics sequences (or both) prior to transfer to the B.S. in Biotechnology will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY- ESF. A strong overall academic record and successful completion of either or both of these sequences will also improve an applicant’s likelihood of admission to this degree program.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH140 (Previously MATH113).

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Computer Applications 3 credits CIS110
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Math Elective 3 credits * See note
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124) & PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126)

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

* 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 - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH140 (Previously MATH113).

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Business and Managerial Law 3 credits LAW101
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM107 or CHEM113
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CIS110
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Financial Accounting 3 credits ACC119
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Managerial Accounting 3 credits ACC120
Physics w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MATH161 (Previously MATH115)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 2 credits COMM109 or COMM109H
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 Westchester Community College:

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - The Arts

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits

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

Additional credit will be granted for CIVL214+CIVL215 for ERE371 Surveying.

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Electives 7 credits
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM201
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits CHEM205 or PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126) or MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

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. PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B) & PHYSC122 (Previously PHYSCPHYSC103B+PHYSC104B) 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 - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Microbiology (EFB303 Environmental Microbiology at ESF) 4 credits BIOL221
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124) & PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126)
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Foreign Language

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

6 credits  

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIO117 or BIOL115
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122) & MATH230 (Previously MATH201)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH240 (Previously MATH203)
Earth Science 3 credits PHYSC143
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics 2 credits MECH227
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 2 credits MECH126
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B) & PHYSC122 (Previously PHYSCPHYSC103B+PHYSC104B)
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
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 Westchester 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

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Computer Programming 3 credits COMSC100 or COMSC101 or COMSC110 or COMSC207 or CIS120
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECO102H
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B) & PHYSC122 (Previously PHYSCPHYSC103B+PHYSC104B)
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
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 Westchester 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.

Additional credit will be granted for Statistics MATH140 (Previously MATH113).

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

American Government/Political Science 3 credits POLSC102 or POLSC102H or POLSC104 or POLSC107
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL117
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology ** 4 credits BIOL115
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM107 or CHEM113
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives*** 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Pre-Calculus or Calculus**** 3 - 4 credits MATH161 (Previously MATH115) or MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
*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 Westchester 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 interested in the Biological Science Applications option must complete Calculus I. 

Forest Ecosystem Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology Electives 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Electives 13 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits CHEM201
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH161 (Previously MATH115)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO117
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM107 or CHEM113
Ecology 3 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 12 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
Public Speaking 3 credits COMM109 or COMM109H

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

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Art or Architectural History 3 credits ART108 or ART108A or ART108B or ART109 or ART109A
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO117 or BIO115
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ART101 or ART102
Ecology 4 credits Not offered
Electives 9 credits
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Mathematics 3 credits MATH135 (Previously MATH110A) or MATH140 (Previously MATH113) or MATH161 (Previously MATH115) or MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Natural/Physical Science 3 credits CHEM107 or PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124) or PHYSC112 or BIO143 or BIO155
Public Speaking 3 credits COMM109 or COMM109H
*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 Westchester Community College.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Accounting 3 credits ACC119 or ACC120 or ACC125
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH161 (Previously MATH115)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 7 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM107 or CHEM113
Ecology 4 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
Public Speaking 3 credits COMM109 or COMM109H
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Choose any course with a PSYCH 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 Westchester 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 may choose to take a literature course that is writing intensive to meet their second English requirement. The literature course would also fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement, resulting in 3 additional humanities elective credits.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122) & MATH230 (Previously MATH201)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Computer Programming 3 credits COMSC100 or COMSC101 or COMSC110 or COMSC207 or CIS120
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH240 (Previously MATH203)
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B) & PHYSC122 (Previously PHYSCPHYSC103B+PHYSC104B)
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205

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

General Education requirement - American History

General Education requirement - Other World Civilization

General Education requirement - Western Civilization

3 credits

Paper Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121) & MATH191 (Previously MATH122)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Computer Programming 3 credits COMSC100 or COMSC101 or COMSC110 or COMSC207 or CIS120
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 3 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM201 & CHEM205
Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYSC121 (Previously PHYSC101B+PHYSC102B) & PHYSC122 (Previously PHYSCPHYSC103B+PHYSC104B) or PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124) & PHYSC112 (Previously PHYSC125+PHYSC126)
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 Westchester Community College.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACC119 or ACC 120 or ACC125
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH161 (Previously MATH115)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIO117
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM107 or CHEM113
Ecology 3 credits Not offered
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON101H or ECON102 or ECON102H
Electives 18 credits **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Principles of Management 3 credits MGT201
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)
Public Speaking 3 credits COMM109 or COMM109H
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Choose any course with a PSYCH 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 Westchester 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.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts - Mathematics/Science major at Westchester Community College.

Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIO117 & BIO115
Calculus I 4 credits MATH181 (Previously MATH121)
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM107 & CHEM111
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG101 or ENG101H
Global Environment 3 credits BIOL155 or BIOL143
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENG102
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 3 credits CHEM201 or PHYSC111 (Previously PHYSC123+PHYSC124)
Probability and Statistics 3 credits MATH140 (Previously MATH113)

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

Date Reviewed: 8/26/14
Catalogue date: 2014-2015
Reviewed by: Beth Minard

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

Notes for Westchester Community College

  • Assoc. Prof. Michael Priano, Dept. of Biology, is the Pre-ESF advisor, (914)-785-6588.
  • Professor Marcy Berlin, Transfer Counselor, (914) 785-6760.
  • Robin Gaff, Coordinator of Transfer Services, 914-606-7756.

Advisor Notes: 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. ENG102, ENG102S, or ENG102H are not on the list of approved Humanities General Education courses. The second english requirement for most majors at ESF must also meet the General Education Humanities requirement.

Westchester County Community College, Valhalla

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