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Pasadena City College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Pasadena City College Course
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 116 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUS 012A Business Law
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASH 110 Fashion Illustration
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FASH 001A Fashion Survey
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *FASH 108 Patternmaking by Draping
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FASH 005 Pattern Drafting
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 002 Introduction to the Fashion Industry
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FASH 105 Intermediate Fashion Drafting and Draping
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFASH 109 Computer Aided Fashion Design
DESN 2560 Pattern Drafting III (6 hours)**FASH 106 Advanced Pattern Drafting and Draping
DESN 2680 Creative Design Analysis & Collection DevelopmentFASH 111B Intermediate Fashion Design
DESN 2700 Collection Development (6 hours)**FASH 130 Fashion Workshop
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 001A (or ENGL 001AH) Reading and Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*Art 011A Foundation Drawing (OR) Art 012A Beginning Life Drawing (OR) Art 015 Sketching for Design
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 124 History of Costume
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 031A Color and Composition-Two Dimensional Design (or) ART 031B Color Theory, GRFX 244 COLOR SEPARATION THEORY AND PRINTING PRODUCTION
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any PCC College Math course certified for either CSUGE AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingSPEECH 001 (or 001H) Fundamentals of Speech
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGLISH 001B/001BH Reading and Composition (OR) ENGLISH 001C/001CH Intermediate Composition and Critical Thinking (OR) PHIL 025/025H Introduction to Critical Thinking
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*CINE 007A Early Film History (+) CINE 007B Contemporary Film History
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 001A History of Western Art PREHISTORIC THROUGH MEDIEVAL
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 001C Arts of Africa, Oceania and Indigenous N America (+) Art 003A History of Asian Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 001B History of Western Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 010 A Cellular Biology, Genetics and Evolution (or Higher - BIOL 010B or 010C or 011/011H)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabLab element attached to GNST 2470 equivalency
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 001B (or 001BH) Principles of Economics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 001A General Chemistry and Chemical Analysis (or) CHEM 002A Chemistry - General, Organic and Biochemistry (or) CHEM 022 Introductory to Chemistry, (or) ENVS 003 Chemistry and the Environment
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 005 Art Fundamentals
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 004D History of Modern Art in Europe and America (or) ART Since 1945
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 001A (or 001AH) Principals of Economics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 007B (or 007BH) US United States History from 1876 (or) POLSC 1 Introduction to American Politics (+) Any ONE economics course
GNST 3020 StatisticsSTAT 015 Statistics for Business and Economics (OR) STAT 050 (or 050H) Elementary Statistics
GRPH 1100 Desktop PublishingGRFX 220 BASIC DIGITAL IMAGING
GRPH 1720 TypographyGRFX 102 TYPOGRAPHY (OR) ART 51B Typography - Application
JDSN 1100 Material & Methods for Jewelry ManufacturingART 036A Jewelry/Metal Fabrication
JDSN 1600 Metalsmithing IART 036B Jewelry/Metal Fabrication
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MRKTG 020 Principles of Marketing
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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.