Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Bakersfield College Course|
|BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*||BSAD B43 Principles of Management|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL B1a Expository Comp|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART B2 Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART B4 Two-dimensional Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH B2 Basic Functions and Calculus for Business (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM B1 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL B2 Advanced Comp and Critical Thinking, also, ENGL B3 PHIL B7, B9 and COMM B5.|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART B35 Survey of Western Art I|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART B36 Survey of Western Art II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL B3a General Biology I (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON B1 Principles of Econ-Micro|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM B1a General Chemistry I (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART B1 Art Appreciation|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON B2 Principles of Econ-Macro|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST B17B History of the US Since 1870|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||BSAD B92 Fundamentals of Marketing|
|MRCH 1550 The Retail Environment||BSAD B90 Fundamentals of Retailing|
*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.