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Des Moines Area Communtiy College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course Des Moines Area Communtiy College Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENG 105 Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 136 Drawing
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MAT 110 Math for Liberal Arts (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPC 101 Fund of Oral Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENG 106 Composition II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 104 Intro to Biology with Lab (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECN 130 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHM 105 Survey of Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECN 120 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIS 153 U.S. History Since 1877
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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.