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Arapahoe Community College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course Arapahoe Community College Course
BUAD 1800 Leadership DevelopmentMAN 224 Leadership
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*MAN 215 Organization Behavior (AND) MAN 226 Principles of Management
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipENP 105 Intro to Entrepreneurship
GNST 1040 English CompositionENG 121 English Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 121 Drawing I (or) ART 128 Figure Drawing i
GNST 1180 Technology for Business Applications*CIS 118 Introduction to PC Applications
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 230 Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MAT 107 Career Math (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOM 115 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENG 122 English Composition II
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 111 Art History I Ancient to Medieval
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 112 Art History II Renaissance to Modern
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 105 Science of Biology (or) BIO 111 General College Biology with Lab
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny Arapahoe Community College Biology lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHE 101 Intro to Chemistry I with lab (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 110 Art Appreciation
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 207 Art History - 1900 to Present
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIS 122 US History Since the Civil War
GNST 3020 StatisticsMAT 135 Introduction to Statistics (or) BUS 226 Business Statistics
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSY 226 Social Psychology
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*MGD 211 Adobe Photoshop II
GRPH 1150 Type & LayoutMGD 114 Adobe Indesign
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*MGD 112 Adobe Illustrator I
GRPH 1720 TypographyMGD 105 Typography and Layout
GRPH 2630 Website Design*MGD 141 Web Design I
GRPH 2930 Introduction to Digital PhotographyMGD 241 Web Design II
INTD 1000A Sketching Techniques IIND 111 Drafting for Interiors
INTD 1000B Sketching Techniques IIIND 112 Graphic Communication
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IIND 112 Graphic Communication
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IICAD 105 AutoCAD for Interiors
INTD 1090C Technical Drawing III*CAD 224 Revit Architecture
INTD 1220 Design ProcessIND 100 Interior Design Fundamentals
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIND 107 History of Interior Design
INTD 1450 Residential Design ConceptsIND 151 Residential Design
INTD 1520 Digital ModelingCAD 115 SketchUp
INTD 1850 Commercial Design ConceptsIND 152 Commercial Design I
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignIND 225 Lighting Design
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignIND 116 Estimating Interior Materials
MMKT 1650 Consumer Behavior and ResearchMAR 235 Consumer Behavior
MMKT 2640 International Business*BUS 203 Intro to International Business
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MAR 216 Principles of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentMAR 117 Principles of Retailing
TSCI 1750 Textile Science for Interior Design*IND 117 Interior Textiles
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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.