Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Cuesta College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENG 201A English Composition|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 221 Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 220 Fundamentals of 2-D Design OR ART 229 Color OR ARCH 221 Design and Visual Communication I|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 229 Trigonometry or higher|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 201 Public Address|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENG 201C Composition: Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 203 Survey of Western Art History: Prehistory through the Middle Ages|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 206 Survey of Art History: Non-Western Art OR ART 209 Art of Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous North America|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 204 Survey of Western Art History: Renaissance to Contemporary|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOLOGY 201A Biology or higher|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 201B Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 201A General Chemistry or higher|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 200 Art Appreciation|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 205 Survey of Art History: Modernism through Contemporary|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 201A Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 207B History of the US|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||BUS 243 Marketing|
*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.