LA Valley College (LAVC)

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course LA Valley College (LAVC) Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionEnglish 101 College Reading and Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 201 Drawing I
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryPossibly Art 103 Art Appreciation I (Course outline needs to be submitted to evaluate if similar content and breadth of Color Theory covered in the course as the FIDM course)
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Math 215 Principles of Mathematics I (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingComm 101 Oral Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*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 (+) ART 105 History of Asian Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 102 Survey of Art History II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOLOGY 3 Introduction to Biology (or) BIOLOGY 6 General Biology (or Higher) (ANY Course IGET/CSU GE Certified for physical science will satisfy FIDM degree requirements even if not specifically Biology).
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 1 Principles of Economics I
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 51 Fundamentals of Chemistry I CHEM 60 Introduction to General Chemistry (or Higher) (ANY course IGET/CSU GE Certified for Physical Science will satisfy FIDM BS degree requirements even if not specifically Chemistry)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 103 Art Appreciation I (if not already applied for credit for GNST 1230)
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 115 History of Modern Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Economics II
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHistory 12 Political and Social History of the US II
GRPH 1720 Typography600 Typography I
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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.