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Bakersfield College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course Bakersfield College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BSAD B43 Principles of Management
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL B1a Expository Comp
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART B2 Drawing I
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART B4 Two-dimensional Design
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH B2 Basic Functions and Calculus for Business (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM B1 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL B2 Advanced Comp and Critical Thinking, also, ENGL B3 PHIL B7, B9 and COMM B5.
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART B35 Survey of Western Art I
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART B36 Survey of Western Art II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL B3a General Biology I (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON B1 Principles of Econ-Micro
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM B1a General Chemistry I (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART B1 Art Appreciation
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON B2 Principles of Econ-Macro
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST B17B History of the US Since 1870
GRPH 2120 Publication DesignARTB40 Digital Illustration
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BSAD B92 Fundamentals of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentBSAD B90 Fundamentals 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.