Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Laney College Course|
|BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*||M/SVN 064 Organization and Management|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1A (OR) ENGL 1B Composition and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 20 Beginning Drawing and Composition|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 40 Color Dynamics/The Interaction of Color (OR) ART 46 2-D Visual Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH any 3-unit MATH 1 through MATH 50 course|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 45 Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 5 Critical Thinking in Reading and Writing|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 2 History of Ancient Art: Prehistoric thru Middle Ages|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 3 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1A General Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2470L Principles of Biology Lab||BIOL 1A General Biology (includes LAB)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 002 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 4 History of Modern Art|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 001 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 7B History of US Since 1865|
|GNST 3020 Statistics||MATH 13 Introduction to Statistics|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||BUS 70 Intro to Marketing|
|MRCH 1550 The Retail Environment||BUS 72 Principles of Retailing|
*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.