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DeAnza College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course DeAnza College Course
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 55 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
BUMT 3300A Financial Accounting IACCT 1A (or 1AH) Financial Accounting I
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUS 18 Business Law
BUMT 3950 Managerial Accounting*ACCT 1C (or ICH) Managerial Accounting
GNST 1040 English CompositionEWRT 1A (or 1AH) Composition and Reading
GNST 1180 Technology for Business Applications*CAOS 90GA Computer Literacy I (PC)
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTS 12 Design and Color
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any DeAnza College Math course certified for either IGETC AREA 2 or CSU GE Breadth AREA B4
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1 (or 1H) Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*EWRT 2 (or 2H) Critical Reading, Writing and Thinking (or) PHIL 3 Critical Thinking and Writing
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*F/TV 2BW (or 2BWH) History of Cinema (1950-Present)
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTS 2A History of Art (Europe from Prehistory through Early Christianity)
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTS 2C History of Art (Europe from the Baroque Period Through Impressionism)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 2 (or 2H) Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1 (or 1H) Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 17C (or 17CH) History of the United States From 1900 to the Present
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 10 (or 10H) Introductory Statistics
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYC 8 Introduction to Social Psychology
GRPH 1000 Beginning AdobeARTS 55A Graphic Design - Communications I
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*ARTS 54 Introduction to Graphic Design: Digital Imaging
GRPH 1150 Type & LayoutARTS 56 Graphic Design: Page Layout for Digital Publishing
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*ARTS 53 Introduction to Graphic Design: Vector Illustration
GRPH 1420 2-D Design*ARTS 55C Graphic Design Communications III: Production Techniques
GRPH 1720 TypographyARTS 57 Graphic Design: Communication: Typography
GRPH 2230 UX Design*ARTS 65 Graphic Design: UI/UX and the World Wide Web
GRPH 2470 Motion Graphics DesignARTS 85 Graphic Design: Motion Graphics
GRPH 2680 Graphic Design PortfolioARTS 63 Graphic Design: Portfolio and Business Practices
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 90 Principles of Marketing
SMED 1100 Introduction to Social MediaBUS 94 Social Media Marketing Strategies
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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.