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California State University Northridge

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course California State University Northridge Course
GNST 1040 English Compositionone from the following: Approaches to University Writing: AAS 113B; 114B; 115; CAS 113B; 114B; 115; CHS 113B; 114B; 115; ENGL 113B; 114B; 115; PAS 113B; 114B; 115; QS 113B
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 124A Drawing I
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 140 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design (+) ART 148 Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 102 College Algebra (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingAAS 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (OR) CAS 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (OR) CHS 151 Freshman Speech Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*PHIL 200 Critical Reasoning
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 315 Perspectives in Art History
GNST 2220 History of DesignART 313 History of Design
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 112 World Arts: Africa, Oceania and the Americas
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 100 Intro Biology with Lab (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 100 Principles of Chemistry
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryECON 175 Intro to US Economic History
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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.