Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Columbia College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1A Reading and Comp: Beginning|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART I Basic Freehand Drawing|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 2 Basic Color and Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 2 Elements of Statistics (or higher) (does not include MATH 100A-250)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SPCOM 1 Intro to Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 1C Critical Reasoning and Writing|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 11 History of Art: Ancient and Medieval|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 13 Art of Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 12 History of Art Renaissance, Baroque, and Modern|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 17 Fundamentals of Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 11 Principles of Economics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 5 Intro Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 10 Principles of Economics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 17 US 1877 to Present|
*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.