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Forensic Science Technology (BS)

Application Code: 
2023
Degree Received: 
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

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Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/ Trigonometry, Biology, Chemistry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined SAT score of 1,000 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of 21.
Recommended: Physics

Graduation Requirements: 
  • Completion of courses listed below
  • Minimum of 124 total credit hours, a minimum of 45 which must be from upper division course work
  • Completion of either a minimum 120 hour-long internship in a working forensic laboratory setting OR a semester-long directed research/independent study project
  • Grade of "C" or higher in all chemistry, biology, and forensic science courses
  • Completion of a "mock trial" capstone experience

Liberal Arts & Sciences - Math & Science (AA)

Application Code: 
0645
Degree Received: 
Associate in Arts (AA)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

360 Virtual TourThe mathematics and science emphasis serves students who wish to transfer and enter career programs which depend upon a background in mathematics and/or science.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2/Trigonometry; Biology; Chemistry or Physics
Recommended: Both Chemistry and Physics

Graduation Requirements: 

A minimum of 61 credit hours is required for graduation with a cumulative index of 2.0. Students must also have a cumulative index of at least 2.0 in mathematics and science sequence courses.

Biological Science (AAS)

Application Code: 
1554
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

The biological science program prepares graduates to function in various scientific laboratories or to continue their education in a number of science or pre-professional fields. The program provides a foundation in biology, chemistry, and mathematics as well as a common core of general studies in English and social sciences. Biological science is a flexible program that can be tailored to fit the educational requirements of a variety of laboratory-related occupations.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/ Trigonometry, Biology, Chemistry

Graduation Requirements: 

A minimum of 63 credit hours is required for graduation, with an overall cumulative index of 2.0. A grade of "C" or better is required in the core science courses (those which have BIOL or CHEM prefixes).

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Pre-Environmental Science and Forestry (AA)

Application Code: 
0645 (Indicate P-ESF on Special Campus Project line)
Degree Received: 
Associate in Arts (AA)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

This program is designed for those students who ultimately desire a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in environmental sciences and/or forestry from the SUNY (State University of New York) College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) - an upper division/graduate center. Program options available within this program include environmental and forest biology, chemistry, forest resources management, dual option in forest ecosystems science and forest resources management, environmental studies, forest engineering, paper science and engineering, construction management and wood products engineering, landscape architecture, and the 1+1 forest technology program (NYS Ranger School) as well as 1+1 programs in Environmental & Natural Resources Conservation and Land Surveying Technology.P>

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry; Biology; Chemistry or Physics
Recommended: Both Chemistry and Physics

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