Art Institute

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Art Institute Course
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FADA 102 Fashion Illustration
DESN 1220 Basic Draping Techniques*FADA 233 Draping
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFADA 308 Fundamentals of Business
GNST 1040 English CompositionGU 110 College English
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*FS 111 Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FADA 207 Early History of Fashion OR FD 2229 Modern History of Fashion
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryFS 102 Fundamental of Design AND FS 103 Color Theory
GNST 1440 Textile Science*FD 1129 Textile Fundamentals OR FD 2210 Applied Textiles
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MS 111 College Algebra (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingHU 111 Effective Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*HU 358 Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*HU 330 Ancient Art History
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*HU 331 Renaissance and Beyond
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**MS 130 Biology
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistorySB 210 U.S. History AND SB 216 Economics
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IID 1127 Architectural Drafting
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIID 1129 Introduction to AutoCAD
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IINTA 107 History of Architecture, Interiors and Furniture I
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIID 2217 Architecture, Interiors and Furniture -- 1830-Present
MMKT 1650 Consumer Behavior and ResearchADVA 204 Consumer Behavior and Persuasive Sales Techniques
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*ADVA 201 Fundamentals of Marketing
MPDV 1500 Product Development FundamentalsFNMA 103 Survey of Manufacturing and Product Development
MPDV 1750 Trends and Fashion ForecastingFADA 208 Trends and Forecasting
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentFNMA 101 Intro to Retailing
MRCH 1700 Merchandise Math*FNMA 201 Merchandising Math
MRCH 2200 Merchandise Buying*FNMA 211 Retail Buying
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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.