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College of the Desert

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course College of the Desert Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENG 1A English Comp
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 1A Beginning Drawing and Comp
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 3A Basic Design and Color
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 1A Calculus or higher
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSP 4 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*SOC 4 Soc Analytical/Critical Thinking or PHIL 10 General Logic or SP 7 Decision Making/Advocacy
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 2A History of Western Art I Prehistoric to Medieval
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 2B History of Western Art II Renaissance to Contemporary
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 4 Elements of Biology or higher
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CH 03 Introductory General Chem or higher
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 2C History of Modern Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 17 US History or HIST 18 US History
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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.