Grand Rapids Community College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Grand Rapids Community College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||EN 100: College Writing (or) EN: 101 English Composition I|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||AT 140: Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||AT 130 Two Dimensional Design (+) AT 131 Color|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MA 110: College Algebra (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COM 131: Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||AT 105: History of Art Before 1400|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||AT 106: History of Art Since 1400|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BI 101: General Biology (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||EC 252: Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHM 110: Chemistry in the Modern World (or Higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||EC 251: Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HS 250 - U.S History From Reconstruction to the Present|
|INTD 1090B Technical Drawing II||IF 228 Computer Assisted Interior Design|
|INTD 1450 Residential Design Concepts||IF 117 Housing and Home Furnishing (+) IF 128 Space Planning|
|INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design II||IF 1650 History of Furniture and Interiors|
*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.