We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Policies & Disclosures


American River College (ARC)

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course American River College (ARC) Course
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FASHN 357 Apparel Construction I
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASHN 300 Intro to the Fashion Industry (OR) FASHN 310 Fashion Analysis/Clothing Selection
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFASHN 380 Computer Patternmaking
DESN 2680 Creative Design Analysis & Collection DevelopmentFASHN 344 Apparel Line Development
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGWR 300 College Comp
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 300 Elementary Drawing and Composition
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASHN 330 History of Western World Fashion
GNST 1180 Technology for Business Applications*BUSTEC 110 Business Procedures for Professional Success (OR) CISA 308 Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software (+) CISA 315 Intro to Electronic Spreadsheets
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 323 Design: Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 300 Intro to Mathematical Ideas (or higher) any math class certified for Academic Breadth AREA B4 or IGETC Area 2
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPEECH 301 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGWR 302 Advanced Comp and Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTH 302 Art: Stone Age Through the Middle Ages
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTH 308 Renaissance Tradition in Art (+) ARTH 310 Modern Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 303 Survey of Biology (OR) BIOL 310 General Biolgoy (OR) BIOL 400 Principles of Biology
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 304 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 305 Intro to Chem (OR) CHEM 400 General Chem
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ARTH 300 Intro to Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 311 History of the U.S.
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIDES 310 History of Interior Arch and Furnishings I
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIIDES 312 History of Interior Arch and Furnishings II
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignIDES 322 Materials of Interior Design
INTD 3260 Kitchen DesignIDES 361 Beginning Kitchen Design
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MKT 300 Principles of Marketing
PermaLink Approved: 07/09/2019

*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.