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Western Michigan University

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Western Michigan University Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*MGMT 2500 Organizational Behavior
BUMT 4100 Small Business Management*MGMT 3140 Small Business Management
BUMT 4840 Studies in LeadershipMGMT 4020 Leadership in Business Organizations
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1050 Thought and Writing
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 1040 Object Drawing
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 1160 Finite Math with Applications (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOM 1040 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 3060 Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 2200 History of Art
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 2220 Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 2210 History of Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOS 1050 Environmental Biology (+) LAB (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1100 General Chemistry I (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 1480 Direct Encounter with the Arts
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 2110 American History Since 1877
MMKT 1650 Consumer Behavior and ResearchMKTG 4770 Consumer Behavior
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MKTG 2500 Marketing Principles
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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.