College of Alameda
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||College of Alameda Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1A Comp and Reading (OR) ENGL 1B Comp and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 20 Beginning Drawing and Comp|
|GNST 1170 History of Costume*||ADAM 103 Apparel History|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 46 2-D Visual Design|
|GNST 1440 Textile Science*||ADAM 101 Apparel Textiles|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 2 Pre-Calculus with Analytic Geometry (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 1A Intro to Speech (OR) COMM 1B Intro to Speech (OR) COMM 45 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 5 Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing (OR) PHIL 10 Logic|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 2 History of Western Art: Prehistory through the Middle Ages|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 122 World Art|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 3 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary Art|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1A General Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Economics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 1 Intro to Art History|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 4 History of Modern Art (1800 to present)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Economics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 7A History of the US 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.