San Diego City, Miramar, and Mesa College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course San Diego City, Miramar, and Mesa College Course
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASH 142 Fashion Sketching
DESN 1220 Basic Draping Techniques*FASH 145 Clothing Design Through Draping
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FASH 130 Apparel Construction I (OR) FASH 140 Clothing Design and Flat Pattern I
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 105 Introduction to Fashion
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FASH 141 Clothing Design and Flat Pattern II
DESN 2280 Creative Design Applications*FASH 150 Advanced Fashion Design
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***FASH 176 Computer Fashion Design II: Adobe Illustrator
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFASH 172 Computer Flat Pattern Design II
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 101 Reading and Composition (or) ENGL 105 Composition and Literature
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 210 A Life Drawing I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 120 Fashion History & Trends
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTF 150A Two-Dimensional Design
GNST 1440 Textile Science*FASH 168 Textiles
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 116, 119, 121, 122, 141, 150, 151, 245, 252 (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPEE 103 Oral Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 205 Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition (or) PHIL 205 Critical Thinking and Writing in Philosophy
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*DFILM 101 Introduction to Film
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 110 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 113 African, Oceania, and Native American Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 111 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 107 General Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry (+) 100L (or) CHEM 152 Introduction to General (+) 152L (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ARTF 100 Art Orientation
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 110 History of the United States II
GNST 2980 Professional PracticesPERG 130 Career- Life Planning
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MARK 100 Principles of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentMARK 110 Principles of Retailing
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*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.