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College of San Mateo

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course College of San Mateo Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 100 Composition and Reading
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 204 Drawing I (OR) ART 207 Life Drawing
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 214 Color (+) ART 301 Two-Dimensional Design
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 125 Elementary Finite Math (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 110 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking (OR) PHIL 103 Critical Thinking
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*FILM 121 Film History II
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 101 Art and Architecture from the Ancient World to Medieval Times
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 103 Art of Europe and America Neoclassical (c. 1750 - Present)
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 110 General Principles of Biology (OR) BIOL 130 Human Biology w/lab
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 192 Elementary Chemistry (OR) CHEM 210 General Chemistry I (OR) CHEM 410 Health Science Chemistry I
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 104 Art of the 20th Century
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 202 United States History II
INTD 1000A Sketching Techniques IARCH 120 Architecture + Design Drawing I: Drawing and Visual Thinking
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 180 Introduction to Marketing
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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.