Binghamton University

State University of New York College at Cortland

Credit Equivalencies – SUNY Binghamton

2/21/2024

NOTE:  Please refer to the current Cortland course catalog for information regarding major requirements. 

1XX, 2XX, 3XX or XXX – Cortland does not have an equivalent, but student will receive elective credit.
LAS XXX = Liberal Arts & Science Elective
GEN XXX = General Elective credit

Anthropology

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ANTH 111  4 Introduction to Anthropology ANT 102
ANTH 118  4 Introduction to Linguistic Structures ANT 251, COM 211, ENG 201
ANTH 166 4 Introduction to Social Anthropology ANT 102 or 1XX
ANTH 244 4 Plagues, Culture and History ANT 2XX

Art

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ARTS 171 4 Drawing I ATS 101
ARTS 230 4 Sculpture I ATS 106
ARTS 240 4 Painting I ATS 103

Art History

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ARTH 110 4 Introduction to Art History I ATH 121
ARTH 111 4 Introduction to Art History II ATH 122

Astronomy

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ASTR 114 and 115 5 The Sun, Stars and Galaxies PHY 150 and 151

Biology

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
BIOL 113 or BIOL 118 4 Introductory Biology: Cell and Molecular BIO 110 or 201
BIOL 114 or BIOL 117 4 Introductory Biology: Organisms and Populations BIO 111/113 or 202
BIOL 251 4 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIO 301
BIOL 347 4 Human Anatomy and Physiology II BIO 302
BIOL 311 and BIOL 427 4, 2 Principles of Cell Biology and Cell Biology Lab BIO 210
BIOL 314 4 General Microbiology BIO 3XX
BIOL 332 and BIOL 340 4, 4 Genes and Heredity and Genetics Lab BIO 312
BIOL 355 and BIOL 473 4, 2 Ecology and Lab BIO 412

Business Law and Society

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
BLS 111 3 Legal Environment of Management I MGT 265

Chemistry

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
CHEM 101 4 Introduction to Chemistry I CHE 121
CHEM 102 4 Introduction to Chemistry II CHE 122
CHEM 104 4 General Chemistry I CHE 227/CHE 277
CHEM 105 4 General Chemistry II CHE 228/CHE 278
CHEM 107 4 Introductory Chemistry I CHE 227/CHE 277
CHEM 108 4 Introductory Chemistry II CHE 228/CHE 278
CHEM 221 4 Analytical Chemistry  CHE 310
CHEM 231 4 Organic Chemistry I CHE 301 or CHE 300/303
CHEM 332 4 Organic Chemistry II CHE 302 and CHE 304
CHEM 341 4 Inorganic Chemistry CHE 340
CHEM 351 4 Introduction to Physical Chemistry CHE 431
CHEM 451 4 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy CHE 432

Comparative Literature

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
COLI 230 4 Mythology ENG 280
COLI 110 4 Introduction to World Literature  ENG 200 or ENG 2XX
COLI 111 4 World Literature II  ENG 200 or ENG 2XX

Creative Writing

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
CW 250 4 Fundamentals Creative Writing PWR 2XX

Computer Science

CS 105  4 Introduction to Computing CAP 100
CS 140 4 Introduction to Programming MCS 186

Economics

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ECON 160 4 Principles of Microeconomics: Competition, Monopoly and Economic Welfare ECO 111
ECON 162 4 Principles of Macroeconomics: Inflation and Unemployment ECO 110
ECON 360 4 Microeconomic Theory ECO 301
ECON 362 4 Macroeconomic Theory ECO 302

English

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ENG 227 4 British Literature I ENG 355
ENG 228 4 British Literature II ENG 356
ENG 230 4 Medieval Literature ENG 2XX
ENG 240 4 Renaissance Literature ENG 438
ENG 245 4 Shakespeare ENG 433
ENG 250 4 Restoration and 18th Century Literature ENG 442
ENG 260 4 19th Century Literature ENG 455
ENG 270 4 American Literature to 1900 ENG 325
ENG 300 4 Topics in Literature ENG 3XX
ENG 301 4 Computers in English Studies ENG 2XX
ENG 310 4 Introduction to Theory/Criticism ENG 380
ENG 391 4 Introduction to African Literature ENG 251
ENG 420 4 Topics in Drama ENG 204
ENG 430 4 Topics in Fiction ENG 202
ENG 440 4 Topics in Poetry ENG 203

Rhetoric, Expository Writing and Journalism

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
RHET 246 4 Oral Communication Skills COM 210
WRIT 111 4 Inquiry and Academic Writing CPN 101

Environmental Studies

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ENVI 101 4 Humans and Ecological Environment EST 100
ENVI 149 4 Environmental Ethics and Policy PHI 320
ENVI 201 4 Humans and Physical Environment EST 2XX
ENVI 312 4 Environmental Law and Policy POL 308
ENVI 328 4 Soils: Life and Death Underfoot ENS 3XX

French

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
FREN 111 4 Elementary French I FRE 101
FREN 115 4 Elementary French II FRE 102
FREN 211 4 Intermediate French I FRE 201
FREN 215 4 Intermediate French II FRE 202

Geography

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
GEOG 101 4 Introduction to Geography GRY 125
GEOG 103 4 Multi-Cultural Geographies of the U.S. GRY 1XX
GEOG 120 4 Weather and Climate GLY 371
GEOG 121 4 Physical Geography GRY 110
GEOG 151 4 World Regional Geography GRY 125
GEOG 211 4 Cultural Geography GRY 120
GEOG 234 4 Urban Geography GRY 250
GEOG 260 4 Introduction to GIS/Spatial Analysis GRY 324
GEOG 345 4 Urban Planning Analysis I GRY 450

Geology

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
GEOL 112 4 Oceanography GLY 397
GEOL 113 4 Geology of the Parks GLY 1XX
GEOL 115 4 Global Change: A Geologic Perspective GLY 1XX
GEOL 311 4 Earth's Surface Processes GLY 367
GEOL 416 4 Hydrogeology GLY 410

German

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
GERM 111 4 Elementary German I GER 101
GERM 115 4 Elementary German II GER 102
GERM 211 4 Intermediate German I GER 201
GERM 215 4 Intermediate German II GER 202

Human Development

  
SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
HDEV 200 4 Introduction to Human Development  LAS 2XX
HDEV 300 4 Social Science Research Methods  SOC 3XX
HDEV 309 4 Death, Dying and Bereavement HLH 3XX
HDEV 318 4 Images of the Family  
HDEV 326 4 Theories of Human Development  
HDEV 352 4 Gender, Power and Difference  
HDEV 364 4 Women, Race and Representation  
HDEV 401 4 Aging, Society and Social Policy  
HDEV 402 4 Youth and Social Policy  
HDEV 404 4 Complementary Medicine  
HDEV 420 4 Community Mental Health  
HDEV 440 4 Principles of Casework  
HDEV 441 4 Theory and Practice of Counseling  
HDEV 445 4 Community Leadership and Development  
HDEV 457 4 Overview of Crisis Intervention  
HDEV 475 4 Practicum in Human Development  

Health

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
HPE 332 4 Nutrition HLH 323 or HLH 232

History

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
HIST 101 4 Foundations of Western Civilization HIS 110
HIST 102 4 The Making of the Modern World HIS 111
HIST 103 4 Foundations of American Civilization HIS 200
HIST 104 4 Modern American Civilization HIS 201
HIST 130 4 Modern World History HIS 1XX
HIST 202 4 The Greek World HIS 342
HIST 234 4 Religions of the World RLS 200
HIST 251 4 Revolutionary America HIS 302
HIST 253 4 Civil War and Reconstruction HIS 304
HIST 257 4 U.S. Working Class HIS 421
HIST 268 4 Native American Culture and History HIS 314
HIST 345 4 The Holocaust HIS 460
HIST 366 4 The American War in Vietnam HIS 430

Italian

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
ITAL 111 4 Elementary Italian I ITA 101
ITAL 115 4 Elementary Italian II ITA 102
ITAL 211 4 Intermediate Italian I ITA 201
ITAL 215 4 Intermediate Italian II ITA 202

Linguistics

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
LING 118 4 Introduction to Linguistic Structures ENG 201

Mathematics

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
MATH 107 4 Basic Integrated Mathematics MAT 1XX
MATH 108 4 Algebra and Trigonometry MAT 115
MATH 130 4 Mathematics in Action MAT 105
MATH 147 4 Elementary Statistics MAT 201
MATH 220 4 Calculus for Business and Management MAT 121
MATH 223 2 Introduction to Calculus MAT 1XX
MATH 224 and MATH 225 4 Differential Calculus/Integral Calculus MAT 135
MATH 226 and MATH 227 4 Integration Tech/Infinite Series MAT 236
MATH 304 4 Linear Algebra MAT 272
MATH 314 4 Discrete Mathematics MAT 224
MATH 323 4 Calculus III MAT 237
MATH 330 4 Number Systems MAT 3XX
MATH 375 4 Functions of Complex Variables MAT 437

Music

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
MUS 101 4 Introduction to Music MUS 100
MUS 111 4 Music Cultures: Far East, Asia MUS 101
MUS 215 4 Theory I MUS 201

Philosophy

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
PHIL 101 4 Introduction to Philosophy PHI 100
PHIL 121 4 Methods of Reasoning PHI 110
PHIL 140 4 Introduction to Ethics PHI 135
PHIL 148 4 Medical Ethics PHI 321
PHIL 201 4 Plato and Aristotle PHI 201
PHIL 202 4 Descartes, Hume and Kant PHI 202

Physics

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
PHYS 121 4 General Physics I PHY 105
PHYS 122 4 General Physics II PHY 106
PHYS 131 4 General Physics I (Calculus-based) PHY 201
PHYS 132 4 General Physics II (Calculus-based) PHY 202

Political Science

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
PLSC 111 4 Introduction to American Politics POL 100
PLSC 117 4 Introduction to World Politics POL 101
PLSC 215 4 Environmental Policy POL 242
PLSC 311 4 Politics of Western Europe POL 260
PLSC 324 4 Campaigns and Elections POL 332
PLSC 326 4 American State Politics POL 326
PLSC 331 4 Constitutional Law and Politics POL 403
PLSC 339 4 Criminal Justice POL 303

Psychology

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
PSYC 111 4 General Psychology PSY 101
PSYC 112 1 Lab in General Psychology PSY 1XX
PSYC 220 4 Developmental Psychology PSY 333
PSYC 223 4 Behavior Disorders PSY 421
PSYC 228 4 Social Psychology PSY 422
PSYC 239 4 Multicultural Psychology PSY 210
PSYC 243 4 Statistical Analysis and Design PSY 201
PSYC 330 4 Drugs and Behavior PSY 3XX
PSYC 344 4 Research Methods in Psychology PSY 301
PSYC 351 4 Experimental Psychology – Perception PSY 412
PSYC 353 4 Experimental Psychology – Motivation PSY 311
PSYC 356  4 Experimental Psychology – Learning PSY 312
PSYC 358 4 Experimental Psychology – Cognition PSY 313
PSYC 382 4 Personality PSY 322
PSYC 385 4 Experimental Psychology-Psychological Tests PSY 341

Sociology

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
SOC 100 4 Social Change: Introduction to Sociology SOC 150
SOC 251 4 Deviant Behavior SOC 373
SOC 254 4 Family and Kinship SOC 470
SOC 359 4 Urban Sociology SOC 461
SOC 368 4 Political Sociology SOC 465

Spanish

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
SPAN 111 4 Elementary Spanish I SPA 101
SPAN 115 4 Elementary Spanish II SPA 102
SPAN 211 4 Intermediate Spanish I SPA 201
SPAN 215 4 Intermediate Spanish II SPA 202
SPAN 250 4 Conversation/Composition/Grammar SPA 306
SPAN 360 4 Hispanic Culture SPA 3XX

Theater

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
THEA 101 4 Introduction to Musical Theater THT 261
THEA 102 4 Introduction to Theater THT 100
THEA 207 4 Actor Training I: Basic Processes THT 2XX
THEA 310 4 Actor Training: Body Processes THT 3XX
 

Watson

SUNY Binghamton Credits Course Title (SUNY Binghamton) SUNY Cortland Equivalent
WTSN 111 2 Exploring Engineering I LAS 1XX