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SUNY Canton TAG

The following Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG) display the transfer course requirements for all ESF majors. Students should match the course requirements with the list of approved course equivalents. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between SUNY ESF and this institution.

Questions, please call: 1-315-470-6600 or fill out the Information Request Form

The following Transfer Articulation Guidelines (TAG) display the transfer course requirements for all ESF majors. Students should match the course requirements with the list of approved course equivalents at SUNY Canton. Refer to the notes below for further information on the transfer agreement between ESF and SUNY Canton.

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

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: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

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 First Year: All Students (Completed at a college of the student's choice)

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits * BIOL150 **
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits * BIOL155 or CHEM120+CHEM121 or CHEM150 or PHYS121+PHYS125 **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131 or MATH161
SUNY Gen Ed: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Social Justice 3 credits Any approved course

* 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 BIOL155 for their biology requirement.

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester. CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHYS104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

*** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Note: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended ESF bachelor degree program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Forest Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Associate in Applied Science Degree First 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:

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits * BIOL150 **
Biology w/ Lab or Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits * BIOL155 or CHEM120+CHEM121 or CHEM150 or PHYS121+PHYS125 **
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131 or MATH161
SUNY Gen Ed: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Social Justice 3 credits Any approved course

* 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 BIOL155 for their biology requirement.

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester. CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHYS104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

*** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Note: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended ESF bachelor degree program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Land Surveying Technology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Associate in Applied Science Degree First 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:

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL150* or BIOL155 **
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125**
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Trigonometry 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131 or MATH161
SUNY Gen Ed: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Social Justice 3 credits Any approved course

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester.

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester. PHYS103 & PHYS104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

*** Students planning to continue in the B.S. degree program in Forest Resources Management should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Note: To build a full-time schedule (a minimum of 12 credits per semester) and/or to prepare to continue in a bachelor degree program at ESF, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone at 315-470-6600 or by email at esfinfo@esf.edu for advice on appropriate course selection for your intended ESF bachelor degree program of study. Such additional course work will not count towards associate degree requirements.

Bachelor Degree Programs at the Syracuse Campus

Aquatic and Fisheries Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 16 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits ***** CHEM301 or See note below
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits PHYS122+PHYS126 * or MATH162 or ***** CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

***** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Biochemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Electives 9 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Math Elective 3 credits MATH263 or MATH141
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits **** CHEM301 & CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 & PHYS122+PHYS126 *
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

Social Science

The Arts

6 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

*** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

**** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 &CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 and CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Bioprocess Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology II (Cellular) w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL150 *
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MATH161 & MATH162 & MATH263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Computer Programming 3 credits ENGS102 or CITA180 or CITA342
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH364
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 8 credits *** CHEM301 See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who took Biology with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

*** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 &CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 and CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Biotechnology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150*
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 23 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB303 at ESF) 4 credits BIOL209
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab ****** 8 credits ***** CHEM301 & CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab ****** 8 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 & PHYS122+PHYS126 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

Social Science

The Arts

6 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton. ENGL201 Writing in the Arts and Sciences will not transfer to meet the literature with a focus on writing requirement at ESF.

***** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

****** 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.

Chemical Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology II (Cellular) w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL150 *
Calculus I, II, III 12 credits MATH161 & MATH162 & MATH263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Computer Programming 3 credits ENGS102 or CITA180 or CITA342
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH364
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits *** CHEM301 & CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology II for all students who took Biology with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

*** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 &CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 and CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Chemistry

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Electives 13 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Math Elective 3 credits *** See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits **** CHEM301 & CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 & PHYS122+PHYS126 *
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

Social Science

The Arts

6 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

*** 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.

**** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 &CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 and CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Conservation Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 22 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Construction Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Business and Managerial Law 3 credits BSAD201
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM150 * or CHEM120+CHEM121
Computer Applications (CME202 at ESF) 1 credit CITA108 or CITA109 or CITA110 or SPCH104
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 15-18 credits  
Engineering Materials for Sustainable Construction (CME306 at ESF) 3 credits CONS220
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Accounting 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102
Light Construction (CME342 at ESF) 3 credits CONS112
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Pre-Calculus or Elective 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131
Principles of Management 3 credits BSAD301
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking  3 credits SPCH104
Surveying for Engineers (ERE371 at ESF) 3 credits CONS101 + CONS203
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Environmental Biology

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150*
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155*
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 28 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits ***** CHEM301 or See note below
Organic Chemistry II or Physics II or Calculus II 4 credits PHYS122+PHYS126 * or MATH162 or ***** CHEM302 or See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIO105 & BIO106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

***** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

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. PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126 will fulfill the program requirements and are recommended for students planning on graduate programs.

Environmental Education and Interpretation

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Pre-Calculus or Calculus I 4 credits MATH131 or MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 18 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Environmental Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Electives 6 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB303) 4 credits BIOL209
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits *** CHEM301 & CHEM302 *or See note below
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 & PHYS122+PHYS126 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

Social Science

The Arts

6 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton. ENGL201 Writing in the Arts and Sciences will not transfer to meet the literature with a focus on writing requirement at ESF.

*** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Environmental Resources Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major or in the Engineering Science major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL150 or BIOL155 *
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH161 & MATH162 & MATH263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH364
Earth Science 3 credits ESCI107 or ESCI110 or GEOL101
Ecology w/ Lab 3 credits ** See note below
Engineering Mechanics - Statics 3 credits ENGS201
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the five following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

Social Science

The Arts

6 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

*** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Environmental Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Advanced Science and Math 9 credits * See note below
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 **
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 **
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 12 credits  
Engineering Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 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.

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

*** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Environmental Studies

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
American Government/Political Science 3 credits POLS101 or POLS105
Biology I  w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL155 *
Biology II  w/ Lab or Environmental Geology ** 4 credits BIOL150 * or GEOL101
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey Of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM150 * or CHEM120+CHEM121
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Electives **** 18 - 21 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ***** See note below
College Algebra & Trig or Pre-Calculus or Calculus ****** 3 - 4 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131 or MATH161
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking (EWP220 at ESF) 3 credits SPCH104
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

.* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students must take either Biology II or Geology.  Students interested in the Natural Systems Applications option must take Biology II.

*** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

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

***** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton. ENGL201 Writing in the Arts and Sciences will not transfer to meet the literature with a focus on writing requirement at ESF.

****** Students interested in the Natural Systems Applications option must complete Calculus I. 

Forest Ecosystem Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 **
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 **
Ecology w/ Lab (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits *** See note below
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 14 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125  ***
Principles of Management 3 credits BSAD301
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

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

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

*** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Additional credit will be granted for General Ecology.  Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

Forest Health

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 19 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Genetics w/ Lab 4 credits *** See note below
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **** See note below
Microbiology (Environmental Microbiology EFB303 at ESF) 4 credits BIOL209
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 4 credits ***** CHEM301 or See note below 
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students may take Genetics at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL311) or at Clarkson University (BY214).

**** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

***** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Forest Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL155 *
Biology II w/ Lab (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits BIOL150 *
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM150 * or CHEM120+CHEM121
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 15 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Principles of Management 3 credits BSAD301
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH104
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Landscape Architecture

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL155 or BIOL150 **
Drawing/Freehand Drawing 3 credits ARTS101 or ARTS205 ***
Ecology (LSA321 at ESF) 3 credits **** See note below
Elective 16 credit  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ***** See note below
Mathematics 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123 or MATH131 or MATH122 or MATH141 or MATH161
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  
*General Education requirement - American History or Foreign Language or Social Science 3 credits  

*General Education requirement - World History & Global Awareness (LSA205 or 206 at ESF).

Preference is a course focused on art or architectural history.

  ARTS201 or ARTS202 or an approved Western Civilization General Education course

* Choose one course from the list of approved General Education courses from SUNY Canton.

** BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

*** Students may also take Drawing at SUNY Potsdam (ARTS110) or at St. Lawrence University (AAH231).

****  Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

***** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Natural Resources Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Accounting 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102 or ACCT104
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123
Biology I w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL155 *
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM150 * or CHEM120+CHEM121
Ecology (FOR232 Natural Resources Ecology at ESF) 3 credits ** See note below
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 21 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits PHYS121+PHYS125 *
Principles of Management 3 credits BSAD301
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH104
Sociology or Psychology 3 credits Any course with a SOCI prefix or any course with a PSYC prefix
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222).

*** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Paper Engineering

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Calculus I, II, & III 12 credits MATH161 & MATH162 & MATH263
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Computer Programming 3 credits ENGS102 or CITA180 or CITA342
Differential Equations 3 credits MATH364
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Engineering Physics I & II w/Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **  See note below
Organic Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits *** CHEM301 & CHEM302 or See note below
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the three following general education categories:

American History

World History and Global Awareness 

3 credits  

* CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

*** Students may take Organic Chemistry I & II at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341 & CHEM342) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221 & CHEM222) or at Clarkson University (CM241 & CM242).

Renewable Materials Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Calculus I & II 8 credits MATH161 & MATH162
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Computer Programming 3 credits ENGS102 or CITA180 or CITA342
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits **  See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab 8 credits *** CHEM301
Physics I & II w/ Lab 8 credits PHYS131+PHYS125 & PHYS132+PHYS126 or PHYS121+PHYS125 & PHYS122+PHYS126  **
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories by choosing courses from the approved general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

3 credits  

* CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 & PHSY104 will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

*** Students may take Organic Chemistry I at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221) or at Clarkson University (CM241).

Sustainability Management (Online Degree Program)

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
College Algebra or Higher 3 credits MAT1205 or MAT1206 or MAT1301
Ecology 3-4 credits *See note below
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 21 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Introduction to Sustainability 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton
Physical Science Elective 3 credits **BIOL150 or BIOL155 or CHEM150 or GEOL101 or PHS121
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking (EWP222 at ESF) 3 credits SPCH104
Sociology 3 credits Any course with a SOCI prefix
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 6 credit hours in two of the following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

6 credits  

* Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224).

** BIOL 105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. PHYS103 & PHYS104will be accepted for General Physics I & II for students who took their Physics sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.

Sustainable Energy Management

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Accounting or Finance 3 credits ACCT101 or ACCT102 or ACCT104
Applied Algebra and Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus 3 credits MATH121 or MATH123
Biology (Organismal) w/ Lab 4 credits BIOL155 *
Chemistry I w/ Lab or Survey of Chemical Principles 4 credits CHEM150 * or CHEM120+CHEM121
Economics 3 credits ECON101 or ECON103
Electives 21 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ** See note below
Physics of Energy 3 credits PHY121+PHY125 *
Principles of Management 3 credits BSAD301
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
Public Speaking 3 credits SPCH104
Introduction to Sociology (Human Dimensions Elective) 3 credits SOCI101
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I for all students who completed Biology with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  CHEM105 will be accepted for General Chemistry I for all students who took their Chemistry with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton.

Wildlife Science

Students interested in this major at ESF are encouraged to enroll in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major at SUNY Canton.

Course Credits Course Number(s)
Biology I & II w/ Lab 8 credits BIOL155 & BIOL150 *
Calculus I 4 credits MATH161
Chemistry I & II w/ Lab 8 credits CHEM150 & CHEM155 *
Ecology w/ Lab 4 credits ** See note below
Electives 22 credits  
English w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits ENGL101
Global Environment 3 credits ESCI101
Literature w/ Focus on Writing 3 credits *** See note below
Organic Chemistry I w/ Lab or Physics I w/ Lab 4 credits **** CHEM301 or See note below or PHY121+PHY125*
Probability & Statistics 3 credits MATH141
General Education Requirement - Diversity: Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice 3 credits  

Complete 3 credit hours in one of the four following general education categories:

American History

Foreign Language

World History and Global Awareness

The Arts

3 credits  

* BIOL105 & BIOL106 will be accepted for General Biology I & II for all students who took their Biology sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2008 semester.  CHEM105 & CHEM106 will be accepted for General Chemistry I & II for all students who took their Chemistry sequence with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester.  PHYS103 will be accepted for General Physics I for students who took Physics with SUNY Canton prior to the Fall 2009 semester. 

** Students may take Ecology at SUNY Potsdam (BIOL300) or at St. Lawrence University (BIOL221) or at Clarkson University (BY222 & BY224). Completion of Ecology prior to transfer will greatly enhance course scheduling and time to degree completion once enrolled at SUNY-ESF.

*** Students should choose one ENGL prefixed course from the list of approved courses that fulfill the Humanities General Education requirement at SUNY Canton. .

**** Students may take Organic Chemistry I at SUNY Potsdam (CHEM341) or at St. Lawrence University (CHEM221) or at Clarkson University (CM241).