California State University Fresno
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||California State University Fresno Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 5B Academic Literacy (OR) ENGL 10 Accelerated Academic Literacy|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 20 Drawing|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 113 Design (+) ART 116 Interaction of Color|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 10A Structure and Concepts in Mathematics I (or any other math class that fulfills the B4 General Education breadth requirement)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 3 Fundamentals of Public Communication|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||PHIL 25 Methods of Reasoning (OR) PHIL 45 Intro to Logic|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ARTH 10 The Ancient Medieval Worlds|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ARTH 11 The Early Modern World|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1A Introductory to Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 40 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 230 Seminar in Art Theory|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 50 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 12 American History from 1877|
*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.