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Academy of Art University

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Academy of Art University Course
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFSH 111 Intro to Fashion
GNST 1040 English CompositionLA 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 TheoryARH 230 Color, Perception and Space (OR) FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion (OR) FND 125 Color and Design
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*LA 255 College Math (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingLA 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 DesignLA 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 HistoryLA 270 US History (+) any one economics course
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design ILA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IILA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
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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.