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Merced College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Merced College Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL-01A College Composition and Reading
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART-24A Drawing I
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART-16 Design: 2D Foundations
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH-02 Precalculus (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM-01 Fundamentals of Speech
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL-13 Critical Reasoning and Writing (or) PHIL-10 Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART-01 Art History - Ancient through Gothic
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART-02 Art History - Renaissance through Modern
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL-01 General Biology for Non-Majors (or) BIOL-02 Human Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON-01B Introduction to Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM-02A Introductory Chemistry (or) CHEM -04A General Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*HUM-02 Studies in Humanities - Renaissance to Present
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART-06 Art of the 20th Century
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON -01A Introduction to Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST-17B United States History and California State and Local Government
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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.