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Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC)

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) Course
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 013 Small Business Entrepreneurship
BUMT 3100 Ethics in BusinessPHILOS 020 Ethics (placeholder for GNST 2120 Ethics)
BUMT 3820 Business LawLAW 001 Business Law I
GNST 1040 English CompositionEnglish 101 College Reading and Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 201 Drawing I (or) ART 2004 Life Drawing I
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 213 Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any LAVC College Math course certified for CSUGE AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 101 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGLISH 102 College Reading and Composition II (or) ENGLISH 103 Critical Thinking and English Composition (or) COMM 105 Critical Thinking
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*CINEMA 105 History of Motion Pictures
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 101 Survey of Art History I
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 109 The Arts of Africa, Oceania & Ancient America
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 102 Survey of Art History II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOLOGY 003 Introduction to Biology (or higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny LAVC Biology lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 001 Principles of Economics I
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 051 Fundamentals of Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 103 Art Appreciation I
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 111 History of Contemporary Art (or) ART 115 History of Modern Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 002 Principles of Economics II
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHistory 012 Political and Social History of the US from 1865
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 227 (or 227S) Statistics (or) STAT 101 Statistics for the Social Sciences
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYCH 003 Personality and Social Development
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*ART 620 Illustration I
GRPH 1420 2-D Design*ART 604 Graphic Design I
GRPH 1720 TypographyART 600 Typography I
GRPH 2300 PrePress ProductionART 626 Art Production Method I
GRPH 2780 Introduction to Digital Photography*Advertising Photo/Graphics I
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing II172 Architectural Drawing I
MMKT 2640 International Business*INTBUS 001 International Trade
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MARKET 021 Principles of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentMARKET 031 Retail Merchandising
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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.