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College of Alameda

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course College of Alameda Course
BUAD 1800 Leadership DevelopmentBUS 120 Principles of Leadership in Logistics
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 54 Small Business Management (or) BUS 138 Essentials for Entrepreneurship
BUMT 3300A Financial Accounting IBUS 1A Financial Accounting
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUS 2 Introduction to Business Law
BUMT 3950 Managerial Accounting*BUS 1B Managerial Accounting
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***ADAM 111 Apparel Design and Sketching I
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***ADAM 131 Apparel Construction I
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *ADAM 224 Pattern Draping I
DESN 1550 Fashion Sketching for Design II***ADAM 113 Apparel Design and Sketching II
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**ADAM 221 Pattern Drafting I
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**ADAM 222 Pattern Drafting II
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IADAM 217 Production Pattern and Size Grading II
DESN 2680 Creative Design Analysis & Collection DevelopmentADAM 229 Portfolio Development I
DESN 2700 Collection Development (6 hours)**ADAM 214 Advanced Design and Line Development I
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1A (1AS) Comp and Reading (OR) ENGL 1B Comp and Reading
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 20 Beginning Drawing and Composition
GNST 1170 History of Costume*ADAM 103 Apparel History
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 46 2-D Visual Design
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any College of Almeda College Math course certified for either CSUGE AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1A Intro to Speech (OR) ) COMM 45 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 5 Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing (or) ENGL 1B Composition and Reading
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 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny College of Alameda Biology Lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Economics (Micro-Economics)
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 1 Intro to Art History (or) HUMAN 1 Introduction to Humanities
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 4 History of Modern Art (1800 to present)
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1 Principles of Economics (Macro-Economics)
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 7B History of the US since 1865
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 13 Introduction to Statistics
MFTG 2330 Computer Grading, Marking & Cutting*ADAM 216 Production Pattern and Size Grading I
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 70 Introduction to Marketing
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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.