Iowa State University
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Iowa State University Course|
|DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***||AMD 278 Fashion Illustration|
|DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***||AMD 21 Apparel Assembly Process|
|DESN 1850 The Business of Fashion||AESHM 275 Retail Merchandising|
|DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***||TC 210 Computer Application Textile & Clothing|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 150 Critical Thinking and Communication|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||AMD 301 Basic Design Concepts|
|GNST 1440 Textile Science*||AMD 204 Textile Science|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 140 College Algebra (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SP CM 212 Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 250 Written, Oral Composition|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART H 280 History of Art I|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART H 281 History of Art II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 101 Introductory Biology with Lab (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 163 College Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 222 Survey of United States II|
*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.