California State University Los Angeles
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||California State University Los Angeles Course|
|DESN 1850 The Business of Fashion||ART 302 Social Aspects of Fashion|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 101 Comp I|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 159 Survey and Studio: Intro to Drawing|
|GNST 1170 History of Costume*||ART 471 History of Costume|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 333 Color Theory and Perception (+) ART 203 Two-Dimensional Art Fundamentals|
|GNST 1440 Textile Science*||ART 202 Textile Structures (OR) ART 208 Textiles|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 102 College Algebra (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 150 Oral Communication|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||PHIL 160 Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 155 Animal Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 201 Principles of Econ I: Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (or higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 202 Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 202B US Civilization|
*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.