Academy of Art University
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Academy of Art University Course|
|DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***||FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques|
|DESN 1850 The Business of Fashion||FSH 111 Intro to Fashion|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist (OR) LA 108 Composition for the Artist|
|GNST 1170 History of Costume*||FSH 244 History of Fashion (OR) LA 244 History of Fashion|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARH 230 Color, Perception and Space (OR) FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion (OR) FND 125 Color and Design|
|GNST 1440 Textile Science*||FSH / LA 119 Fabric and Fiber Technology|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||LA 255 College Math (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||LA 300 Intro to Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion and Argument|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||LA 119 Art History through the 15th Century|
|GNST 2080 Human Factors in Design*||LA 254 Human-Centered Design|
|GNST 2220 History of Design||LA 242 History of Graphic Design|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||LA 120 Art History through the 19th Century|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||LA 126SF Seminar in the Arts: San Francisco (OR) LA 126LA Seminar in the Arts: Los Angeles|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||LA 222 20th Century Art (OR) AHS 222 20th Century Art for Art History Majors|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||LA 270 US History (+) any one economics course|
|INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design I||LA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic|
|INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design II||LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity|
*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.