California State University Northridge
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||California State University Northridge Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||one from the following: Approaches to University Writing: AAS 113B; 114B; 115; CAS 113B; 114B; 115; CHS 113B; 114B; 115; ENGL 113B; 114B; 115; PAS 113B; 114B; 115; QS 113B|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 124A Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 140 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design (+) ART 148 Color Theory|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 102 College Algebra (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||AAS 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (OR) CAS 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (OR) CHS 151 Freshman Speech Communication|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||PHIL 200 Critical Reasoning|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 315 Perspectives in Art History|
|GNST 2220 History of Design||ART 313 History of Design|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ART 112 World Arts: Africa, Oceania and the Americas|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 100 Intro Biology with Lab (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 100 Principles of Chemistry|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||ECON 175 Intro to US Economic History|
*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.