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Monterey Peninsula College (MPC)

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) Course
BUAD 1800 Leadership DevelopmentBUSI 22 Effective Leadership in Business
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUSI 68 Entrepreneurial Start-Up Ventures
BUMT 3300A Financial Accounting IBUSI 1A Financial Accounting
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUSI 18 Business Law
BUMT 3950 Managerial Accounting*BUSI 1B Managerial Accounting
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FASH 61 Garment Construction I
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FASH 68 Flat Pattern Design I
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 81 Business and Marketing Practices
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FASH 71 Flat Pattern Design II
DESN 2280 Creative Design Applications*FASH 86 Apparel Design
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1A College Composition (or) ENGL 1AE College Composition: Enhanced
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 10A Drawing and Composition I (or) ART 12A Figure Drawing I (or) ART 28A Drawing and Composition I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 52 History of Fashion
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTB 4 Color Fundamentals (or) ARTB 2 Visual Fundamentals: Two-Dimensional Design (or) INTD 53 Color Theory and Application
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 10 Mathematics for General Education (or higher) ANY MPC Math course certified for either Academic Breadth AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPCH 1 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 2 Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking (or) PHIL 6 Introduction to Logic (or) PHIL 10 Introduction to Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTH 3 Western Art I
GNST 2120 EthicsBUSI 24 Business Issues and Ethics
GNST 2370 Applied StatisticsMATH 16 Elementary Statistics (or) PSYC 19 Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTH 4 Western Art II
GNST 2430 Perspectives in DiversityBUSI 38 Managing Diversity and Inclusion
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 10 Principles of Biology (or higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny MPC Biology Lab course
GNST 2530 Principles of KinesiologyKINS 40 Introduction to Kinesiology
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 4 Principles of Economics: Micro
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry I (or) CHEM 2 Fundamental Chemistry (or) CHEM 10 Everyday Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ARTH 1 Art Appreciation (or) ARTB 10 Survey of the Arts
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Economics: Macro
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 18 U.S. History from 1865
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 16 Elementary Statistics (or) PSYC 19 Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
GNST 3050 Writing for Business ProfessionalsBUSI 70 Business Communications
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYC 3 Introduction to Social Psychology
GNST 3900 Issues in Contemporary SocietySOCI 2 Contemporary Social Issues
GRPH 1000 Beginning AdobeARTG 10 Introduction to Computers for Graphic Arts
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*ARTG 11 Introduction to Photoshop
GRPH 1150 Type & LayoutARTG 12 Page Layout and Typography
GRPH 2120 Publication DesignARTG 16 Graphic Arts Production and Pre-Press
INTD 1220 Design ProcessINTD 50A Introduction to Interior Design
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IINTD 56 History of Interior Architecture and Furniture I
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignINTD 52 Fundamentals of Lighting
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignINTD 54 Interior Materials and Finishes
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUSI 50 Introduction to Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentBUSI 52 Retail Store Management (or) FASH 85 Fashion Merchandising
TSCI 1750 Textile Science for Interior Design*INTD 15 Textiles
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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.