College of San Mateo
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||College of San Mateo Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 100 Comp and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 201 Drawing and Comp I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 214 Color (+) ART 301 Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 125 Elementary Finite Math (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 110 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 110 Comp, Literature, and Critical Thinking (OR) PHIL 103 Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*||FILM 121 Film History II|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 101 Art and Architecture from the Ancient World to Medieval Times|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 103 Art of Europe and America from the Rococo to the Present|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 110 General Principles of Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 192 Elementary chem (or higher)|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 104 Art of the 20th Century|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 202 US History II|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||BUS 180 Marketing|
*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.