LA Valley College (LAVC)
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||LA Valley College (LAVC) Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||English 101 College Reading and Composition I|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 201 Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||Possibly Art 103 Art Appreciation I (Course outline needs to be submitted to evaluate if similar content and breadth of Color Theory covered in the course as the FIDM course)|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||Math 215 Principles of Mathematics I (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||Comm 101 Oral Communication|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||English 103 Critical Thinking and English Composition (or) Comm 105 Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*||CINEMA 105 History of Motion Pictures|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 101 Survey of Art History I|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 109 The Arts of Africa, Oceania & Ancient America (+) ART 105 History of Asian Art|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 102 Survey of Art History II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOLOGY 3 Introduction to Biology (or) BIOLOGY 6 General Biology (or Higher) (ANY Course IGET/CSU GE Certified for physical science will satisfy FIDM degree requirements even if not specifically Biology).|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Economics I|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 51 Fundamentals of Chemistry I CHEM 60 Introduction to General Chemistry (or Higher) (ANY course IGET/CSU GE Certified for Physical Science will satisfy FIDM BS degree requirements even if not specifically Chemistry)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 103 Art Appreciation I (if not already applied for credit for GNST 1230)|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 115 History of Modern Art|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Economics II|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||History 12 Political and Social History of the US II|
|GRPH 1720 Typography||600 Typography I|
*Indicates courses that may not be a requirement in all majors. Such courses will be transferred in if they are a requirement or an elective choice in the transferring students program’s curriculum. ALSO: Major specific course may be accepted by the Department Chair with review of class projects / exams and course description.
**Indicates courses only offered in FIDM’s Business Management Bachelor of Science Degree to complete student’s lower division general education requirements.
***Indicates courses that may transfer after additional evaluation by FIDM’s Fashion Design Department regarding the review of specific projects, stated learning objectives and inquiries regarding the type of equipment and/or programs used. Evaluations could be minimized significantly pending the submission of a course outline and or syllabus.