Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Merced College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL-01A College Composition and Reading|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART-24A Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART-16 Design: 2D Foundations|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH-02 Precalculus (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM-01 Fundamentals of Speech|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL-13 Critical Reasoning and Writing (or) PHIL-10 Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART-01 Art History - Ancient through Gothic|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART-02 Art History - Renaissance through Modern|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL-01 General Biology for Non-Majors (or) BIOL-02 Human Biology (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON-01B Introduction to Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM-02A Introductory Chemistry (or) CHEM -04A General Chemistry (or Higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||HUM-02 Studies in Humanities - Renaissance to Present|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART-06 Art of the 20th Century|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON -01A Introduction to Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST-17B United States History and California State and Local Government|
*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.