Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||DeAnza College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||EWRT 1A Composition and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ARTS 4A Beginning Drawing|
|GNST 1180 Technology for Business Applications*||CAOS 90GA Computer Literacy I (PC)|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARTS 12 Design and Color|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 1A Calculus (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SPCH 1 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||EWRT 2 Critical Reading, Writing and Thinking (or) PHIL 3 Critical Thinking and Writing|
|GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*||F/TV 2B History of Cinema (1950-Present)|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ARTS 2A History of Art (Europe from Prehistory through Early Christianity)|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ARTS 2J History of Art (Indigenous Arts of the World)|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ARTS 2C History of Art (Europe from the Baroque Period Through Impressionism)|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 10 Introductory Biology (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or Higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ARTS 1A Introduction to the Visual Arts|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ARTS 2D History of Art (Europe and the United States from Post-Impressionism to Present)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 17C History of the United States From 1900 to the Present|
*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.