Orange Coast College (OCC)

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Orange Coast College (OCC) Course
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFashion A170, A177, A260, A115, A118, A121 & A199
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***Fashion A255 Fashion Illustration
GNST 1040 English CompositionEnglish A 100 - Freshman Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*Art A 120 - Beginning Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*Fashion A120 History of Fashion
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryArt A110 Color and Design: Two-Dimensional (or) Fashion A175 Applied Color and Design Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Math A100 Liberal Arts Mathematics (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCommunication Studies A110- Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*English A101- Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing through Literature
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*Film/Video A100 History & Appreciation of Cinema
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*Art A100 Survey of Western Art Prehistory through Gothic
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*Art A101 Survey of Western Art -Renaissance through Post Impressionism
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**Biology A100 Principles of Biology (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**Economics A170 Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**Chemistry A100 Principles of Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*Art A107 Introduction to Art
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*Art 102 Contemporary Art History (or) Art A202 Contemporary Art Theory
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**Economics A175 Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHistory A100 Survey of American History
GNST 2980 Professional PracticesFashion A182 Professional Practices
MFTG 2330 Computer Grading, Marking & Cutting*FASHION A266 Computerized Pattern System
MMKT 2640 International Business*Business A118 Introduction to International Business
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*Marketing A100 Introduction to Marketing
VCOM 1250 Survey of Visual Communications*A 180 Intro to Display and Visual Presentation
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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.