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    Syracuse University
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SUNY-ESF (Partner Institution)


 

1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210
www.esf.edu/

About the College

State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF)

Quentin Wheeler, President
223 Bray Hall, 470-6681

S. Scott Shannon
Associate Provost for Instruction and Dean of the Graduate School
227 Bray Hall, 470-6599

Susan H. Sanford
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
218 Gateway Center, 470-6600

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) adjoins the Syracuse University campus and is closely associated with the University. The College is a doctoral-granting institution of the State University of New York. ESF enrolls approximately 2,350 students, including 550 at the graduate level.

The College has extensive modern laboratories, classrooms, and equipment and instrumentation. Off-campus facilities include 25,000 acres of forest land at eight locations - four in the Adirondacks, three elsewhere in New York state and one in Costa Rica, used for instruction, demonstration, and research. Two-year programs leading to the associate’s degree in forest technology, surveying technology, and environmental and resources conservation are offered at The Ranger School in Wanakena, New York.

A variety of master’s and doctoral programs are also available at ESF. Syracuse University juniors and seniors are invited to learn more about these programs and about ways to accelerate admission into graduate programs by inquiring at 227 Bray Hall.

ESF students have the same privileges as SU students with regard to health services and the use of dining halls, library facilities, testing services, and athletic and recreational facilities. They also share the wide range of social and cultural resources available at the University. Students at ESF and Syracuse University take courses on both campuses to enrich and complement their major programs.

Undergraduate Programs

ESF - Undergraduate Programs

The College offers undergraduate study in the following areas:

Degree Programs and Areas of Study

The College is authorized to award the following undergraduate degrees. Enrollment in programs that are not registered or otherwise approved programs may jeopardize a student’s eligibility for certain financial aid programs. Further descriptions and coursework requirements of the individual academic programs may be found online at www.esf.edu/admissions/programs.htm

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Environmental and Resources Conservation (HEGIS Code 5403)
Forest Technology (HEGIS Code 5403)
Land Surveying Technology (HEGIS Code 5309)

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.)

Landscape Architecture (HEGIS Code 0204)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Aquatic and Fisheries Science (HEGIS Code 0115)
Bioprocess Engineering (HEGIS Code 0905)
Biotechnology (HEGIS Code 0499)
Chemistry (HEGIS Code 1905) with options in biochemistry and organic chemistry of natural products, environmental chemistry, or natural and synthetic polymer chemistry.
Conservation Biology (HEGIS Code 0420)
Construction Management (HEGIS Code 0599) with an elective concentration in sustainable construction and renewable materials.
Environmental Biology (HEGIS Code 0420)
Environmental Education and Interpretation (HEGIS Code 0499)

Environmental Health (HEGIS Code 0420, beginning fall 2014)

Environmental Resources Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999)
Environmental Science (HEGIS Code 0420) with options in renewable energy, environmental information and mapping, watershed science, health and the environment, earth and atmospheric systems science, environmental analysis, or environmental engineering science.
Environmental Studies (HEGIS Code 0201) with options in biological science applications; environmental policy, planning and law; or environmental communication, culture and writing.
Forest Ecosystem Science (HEGIS Code 0114)
Forest Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999)
Forest Health (HEGIS Code 0114)
Forest Resources Management (HEGIS Code 0115)
Natural Resources Management (HEGIS Code 0115)
Paper Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with a minor in management.
Paper Science (HEGIS Code 0999) with a minor in management.
Sustainable Energy Management (HEGIS Code 0115)

Wildlife Science (HEGIS Code 0107)
Wood Products Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999)

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture/Master of Science

B.L.A./M.S. Fast Track (HEGIS Code 0204)

ESF Academic Minors

ESF offers a variety of Academic Minors that are open to SU students. Each ESF minor, like other traditional academic minors offered by SU’s various schools and colleges, includes at least 18 credit hours of coursework. ESF’s minors focus on a variety of areas of specialized study of the environment, ranging from landscape architecture to natural resources and environmental policy.
Please see list and description of ESF Minors available to SU Students under Academic Offerings.

Graduate Programs

ESF Graduate Programs

The College offers graduate study in the following areas:

The College is authorized to award the following graduate degrees. Enrollment in programs that are not registered or otherwise approved programs may jeopardize a student’s eligibility for certain financial aid programs. Further descriptions and coursework requirements of the individual academic programs may be found online at www.esf.edu/graduate/acadprog.htm

Advanced (Graduate) Certificates

Environmental Decision Making (HEGIS Code 0420) for Syracuse University students only.
Advanced Engineering Tools (HEGIS Code 0999)
Bioprocessing (HEGIS Code 0199)

Master of Forestry (M.F.)

Forest Management and Operations (HEGIS Code 0115)

Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.)

Landscape Architecture (HEGIS Code 0204) with areas of study in community design and planning, cultural landscape studies and conservation, or landscape and urban ecology.

Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.)

Environmental and Forest Biology (HEGIS Code 0499) with areas of study in applied ecology, chemical ecology, conservation biology, ecology, entomology, environmental interpretation, environmental physiology, fish and wildlife biology and management, forest pathology and mycology, plant biotechnology, or plant science and biotechnology.

Environmental and Forest Chemistry (HEGIS Code 1905) with areas of study in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, organic chemistry of natural products, or polymer chemistry.

Environmental and Resource Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in environmental management, environmental resources engineering or geospatial information science and engineering.

Environmental Science (HEGIS Code 0420) with areas of study in biophysical and ecological sciences, coupled natural and human systems, ecosystem restoration, environmental and community land planning, environmental communication and participatory processes, environmental monitoring and modeling, environmental policy and democratic processes, or water and wetland resource studies.

Environmental Studies (HEGIS Code 0201) with options in biological science applications; environmental policy, planning and law; or environmental communication, culture and writing.

Forest Resources Management (HEGIS Code 0115) with areas of study in ecology and ecosystems; economics, governance and human dimensions; management; or monitoring, analysis and modeling.

Paper and Bioprocess Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in bioprocess engineering, biomaterials engineering, or paper science and engineering.

Sustainable Construction Management Engineering and Wood Science (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in construction management, sustainable construction and wood science.

Master of Science (M.S.)

Environmental and Forest Biology (HEGIS Code 0499) with areas of study in chemical ecology, conservation biology, ecology, entomology, environmental interpretation, environmental physiology, fish and wildlife biology and management, forest pathology and mycology, or plant science and biotechnology.

Environmental and Forest Chemistry (HEGIS Code 1905) with areas of study in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, organic chemistry of natural products, or polymer chemistry.

Environmental and Resource Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with an option in forest engineering and areas of study in ecological engineering, environmental resources engineering, geospatial information science and engineering, or water resources engineering.

Environmental Science (HEGIS Code 0420) with areas of study in biophysical and ecological economics, coupled natural and human systems, ecosystem restoration, environmental and community land planning, environmental communication and participatory processes, environmental monitoring and modeling, environmental policy and democratic processes, or water and wetland resource studies.

Environmental Studies(HEGIS Code 0201)

Forest Resources Management (HEGIS Code 0115) with areas of study in ecology and ecosystems; economics, governance and human dimensions; management; monitoring, analysis and modeling.

Landscape Architecture (HEGIS Code 0204) with areas of study in community design and planning, cultural landscape studies and conservation, or landscape and urban ecology.

Paper and Bioprocess Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in bioprocess engineering, biomaterials engineering, or paper science and engineering.

Sustainable Construction Management and Wood Science (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in construction management, sustainable construction and wood science.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Environmental and Natural Resources Policy (HEGIS Codes 0420 and 0115)

Environmental and Forest Biology (HEGIS Code 0499) with areas of study in chemical ecology, conservation biology, ecology, entomology, environmental interpretation, environmental physiology, fish and wildlife biology and management, forest pathology and mycology, or plant science and biotechnology.

Environmental and Forest Chemistry (HEGIS Code 1905) with areas of study in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, organic chemistry of natural products, or polymer chemistry.

Environmental and Resource Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in ecological engineering, environmental resources engineering, geospatial information science and engineering, or water resources engineering.

Environmental Science (HEGIS Code 0420) with areas of study in biophysical and ecological economics, coupled natural and human systems, ecosystem restoration, environmental and community land planning, environmental communication and participatory processes, environmental monitoring and modeling, environmental and natural resources policy or water and wetland resource studies.

Forest Resources Management (HEGIS Code 0115) with areas of study in forest ecosystem science and applications, natural resources management, quantitative methods in ecology and ecosystems; economics, governance and human dimensions; management; and monitoring, analysis and modeling.

Paper and Bioprocess Engineering (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in bioprocess engineering, biomaterials engineering and paper science and engineering.

Sustainable Construction Management and Wood Science (HEGIS Code 0999) with areas of study in construction management, sustainable construction and wood science.

Programs

Minor