La Sierra University
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||La Sierra University Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENG 112 College Writing II|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ARTS 224 Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARTS 115 Design Principles|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 121 College Algebra (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 104 Fundamentals of Speech|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENG 113 College Writing III|
|GNST 2220 History of Design||ARTA 408B History of Graphic Design|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ARTA 309 Art History: Baroque through Modern Art|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 111 General Biology I (or higher)|
|GNST 2470L Principles of Biology Lab||BIOL 111L General Biology I Lab (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 255 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 105 Introductory Chemistry I (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ARTA 205 The Language of Art|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ARTA 408A Contemporary Art Issues|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 254 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 336 Twentieth Century America (+) any one economics course|
*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.