Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Foothill College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1A Composition & Reading (or) ENGL 1AH Composition & Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 4A Fundamentals of Drawing|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 5A 2-D Foundations (or) ART 20A Color I|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||Any One class from MATH 1A-90 (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 1A Public Speaking (or) COMM 1AH Honors Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 1B Composition, Critical Reading & Thinking (or) ENGL 1BH Honors Composition, Critical Reading, & Thinking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 2A History of Art: History of Western Art From Prehistory through Early Christianity (or ART 2AH) (+) ART 2B History of Western Art from Middle Ages to the Renaissance (OR) ART 2BH|
|GNST 2220 History of Design||ART 36 History of Graphic Design (OR) GID 1 History of Graphic Design|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 2C History of Western Art From the Baroque to Modernism (or ART 2CH)|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 9 Environmental Biology (or Higher)|
|GNST 2470L Principles of Biology Lab||BIOL 9L Environmental Biology LAB (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or Higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 1 Introduction to Art|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 3 History of Modern Art from Post-Impressionism to the Present|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 17C History of the United States From 1914 to the Present|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||BUSI 59 Principles of 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.