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Iowa State University

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Iowa State University Course
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***AMD 278 Fashion Illustration
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***AMD 21 Apparel Assembly Process
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionAESHM 275 Retail Merchandising
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***TC 210 Computer Application Textile & Clothing
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 150 Critical Thinking and Communication
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryAMD 301 Basic Design Concepts
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 140 College Algebra (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSP CM 212 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 250 Written, Oral Composition
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART H 280 History of Art I
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART H 281 History of Art II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 101 Introductory Biology with Lab (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 163 College Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 222 Survey of United States II
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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.