Los Angeles Southwest College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Los Angeles Southwest College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 101 College Reading & Composition|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 501 Beginning 2-D Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 230 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 101 Public Speaking (formerly Oral Communication)|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 103 Composition & Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 101 Survey of Art History I|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 102 Survey of Art History II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 3 Introduction to Biology (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 1 Principles of Economics I|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (or Higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 2 Principles of Economics II|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 12 Political & Social History of the U.S. II|
*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.