Berkeley City College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Berkeley City College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1A Composition and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 20 Beginning Drawing and Composition|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 46 Two Dimensional Visual Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3E, 3F, 11, 13, 15, 16A, 16B, 18, 50|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 45 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 5 Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing|
|GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*||ENGL 21 Film: Art and Communication|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 2 History of Western Art from Prehistory through Middle Ages|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 14 Themes, Trends and Traditions in World Art|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 3 History of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary Art|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1 General Biology (+) LAB (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 4 History of Modern Art (1800 to Present) (OR) ART 182 Introduction to Visual Culture|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 7B History of the U.S. since 1865|
*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.