College of Alameda

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course College of Alameda Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1A Comp and Reading (OR) ENGL 1B Comp and Reading
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 20 Beginning Drawing and Comp
GNST 1170 History of Costume*ADAM 103 Apparel History
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 46 2-D Visual Design
GNST 1440 Textile Science*ADAM 101 Apparel Textiles
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 2 Pre-Calculus with Analytic Geometry (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1A Intro to Speech (OR) COMM 1B Intro to Speech (OR) COMM 45 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 5 Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing (OR) PHIL 10 Logic
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 2 History of Western Art: Prehistory through the Middle Ages
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 122 World Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 3 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 1A General Biology (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Economics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 1 Intro to Art History
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 4 History of Modern Art (1800 to present)
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1 Principles of Economics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 7A History of the US since 1865
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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.