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El Camino College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course El Camino College Course
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBusiness 24 Small Business Entrepreneurship (if not already given credit for MPDV 2820)
BUMT 3300A Financial Accounting IBUS 1A Financial Accounting
BUMT 3950 Managerial Accounting*BUS 1B Managerial Accounting
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***Fashion 15 Beginning Fashion Illustration
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***Fashion 10 Clothing Construction I
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *Fashion 26B Basic Dress Design through Draping Process
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**Fashion 26A Basic Design and Patternmaking
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***Fashion 4 Computer Fashion Illustration
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFashion 29 Computer Pattern Design/Patternmaking
GNST 1040 English CompositionEnglish 1A (or 1AH) Reading and Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*Art 110 Drawing Fundamentals I (or) ART 217 Life Drawing I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*Fashion 31 History of Costume
GNST 1180 Technology for Business Applications*CIS 2 Computer Information Systems 2 Office Applications
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 129 Fundamentals of Colors or Fashion 35 Applied Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any El Camino College Math course certified for IGETC AREA 2 or CSUGE AREA B4
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMS I00 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*English 1C (or 1CH) Critical Thinking and Composition (or) Philosophy 105 (or 105H) Critical Thinking and Discourse
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*AHIS 102A (or 102AH) History of Western Art - Prehistoric to Gothic
GNST 2120 EthicsPHIL 120 Ethics, Law and Society
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 101 Art and Visual Culture: A Global Perspective
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*Art 102B History of Western Art - Proto - Renaissance to 19th Century
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**Biology 10 (or 10H) Fundamentals of Biology (or Higher) for course equivalency. For upper division transfer any Life Science course certified for either CSUGE AREA B2 or IGETC AREA 5B
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny El Camino College Biology Lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**Economics 2 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics Theory
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**Chemistry 1A General Chemistry I (or Higher) for course equivalency. For upper division transfer any Physical Science course certified for either CSUGE AREA B1 or IGETC AREA 5A
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*Art 101 Art and Visual Culture: A Global Prospective
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*Art 102C History of Western Art - 19th Century to Contemporary Times
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**Economics 1 (or 1H) Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHistory 102 (or 102H) United States History from 1877 to Present
GNST 2980 Professional PracticesBusiness 40 Career Planning
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 150 Elementary Statistics with Probability
GNST 3050 Writing for Business ProfessionalsBUSINESS 27 Effective English for Business (or) BUSINESS 28 Written Business Communication
GNST 3400 Social Psychology* PSYC 8 Social Psychology
GNST 3900 Issues in Contemporary SocietySOCI 104 Social Problems
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 14 Marketing
MPDV 1750 Trends and Fashion ForecastingBusiness 19 Principles of Retailing Management
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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.