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Dallas College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Dallas College Course
BUAD 1800 Leadership DevelopmentBMGT 2309 Leadership
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUSG 2309 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUSI 2301 Business Law
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FSHN 1322 Fashion Sketching
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FSHD 1324 Ready-to-Wear Construction
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *FSHN 1315 Draping
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FSHN 1417 Pattern Drafting I
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFSHN 1302 Introduction to Fashion
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FSHN 1418 Pattern Drafting II
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***FSHN 2372 Fashion Computer Graphics
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFSHN 2305 Computer Aided Apparel Design
DESN 2560 Pattern Drafting III (6 hours)**FSHN 2315 Pattern Drafting III
DESN 2700 Collection Development (6 hours)**FSHD 2344 Fashion Collection Production
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1301 English Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ARTS 1316 Drawing I (or) ARTS 2323 Life Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FSHN 1311 Fashion History
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTS 1311 Design I (or) FSHN 1313 Basic Color Theory & Application
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 1314 College Algebra (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPCH 1315 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 1302 English Composition II
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTS 1303 Art History I
GNST 2120 EthicsPHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTS 1304 Art History II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 1322 Nutrition and Diet Therapy (or higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny Dallas College Biology Lab Course
GNST 2530 Principles of KinesiologyKINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2302 Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation (or) ARTS 1313 Foundations of Art
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ARTS 1170 Problems in Contemporary Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2301 Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 1302 United States History II
GNST 3020 StatisticsBUSI 2305 Business Statistics (or) MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods
GNST 3050 Writing for Business ProfessionalsPOFT 1301 Business English
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYC 2319 Social Psychology
GRPH 1150 Type & LayoutARTC 1313 Digital Publishing
GRPH 1720 TypographyARTC 1327 Typography
GRPH 2120 Publication DesignPOFI 2331 Desktop Publishing
GRPH 2300 PrePress ProductionGRPH 2309 Digital Pre-Press
GRPH 2630 Website Design*GRPH 2630 Website Design
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IINDS 1319 Technical Drawing for Interior Designers
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIINDS 1300 Interior Design Drafting Applications
INTD 1220 Design ProcessINDS 1311 Fundamentals of Interior Design
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IINDS 1351 History of Interiors I
INTD 1450 Residential Design ConceptsINDS 2313 Residential Design I
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIINDS 1352 History of Interiors II
INTD 1850 Commercial Design ConceptsINDS 1345 Commercial Design I
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignINDS 2315 Lighting for Interior Designers
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignINDS 1315 Materials, Methods and Estimating
MMKT 2640 International Business*IBUS 1305 Introduction to International Business and Trade
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentMRKG 1302 Principles of Marketing
TSCI 1750 Textile Science for Interior Design*INDS 2307 Textiles for Interior Design
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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.