Las Positas College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Las Positas College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENG 1A Critical Reading and Composition|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ARTS 2A Introduction to Drawing|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARTS 23 2D Design (or) VCOM 51 Color for Digital Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 1 Pre Calculus I (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SPCH 1 Fundamentals of Speech Communication|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENG 4 Critical Thinking and Writing about Literature|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ARHS 4 Art History: Ancient|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ARHS 5 Art History: Renaissance to Modern|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1 General Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ARHS 1 Introduction to Art|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||ECON 5 Economic History of the United States (or) HIST 8 U.S. History Since reconstruction|
*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.