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Portland Community College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Portland Community College Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionWR 121 English Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 131 Introduction to Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*TA 261 Introduction to Costuming
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 116 Basic Design - Color Foundations
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 111 College Algebra (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 111 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*PHIL 191 Critical Thinking: Language and the Layout of Argument OR Analysis & Evaluation of Arguments
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 204 History of Western Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 205 History of Western Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BI 101 Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**EC 201 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CH 100 Fundamentals for Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 102 Understanding the Visual Arts
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHST 203 History of the United States III
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*GD 160 Digital Imaging (+) GD 170 Photoshop and Design Basics
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*GD 150 Digital Illustration I (+) GD 151 Digital Illustration II
GRPH 1720 TypographyGD 114 Introductory Typography (+) GD 116 Intermediate Typography
INTD 1000A Sketching Techniques IARCH 100 Graphic Communication for Designers
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IARCH 110 Introduction to Architectural Drawing
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIID 125 Computer Drafting for Interior Design
INTD 1220 Design ProcessID 131 Indroduction to Interiors
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IID 122 History of Furniture - Ancient to 1800
INTD 1450 Residential Design ConceptsID 132 Planning Interiors
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIID 123 History of Furniture - 1800 to Present
INTD 1850 Commercial Design ConceptsID 133 Space Planning
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignID 236 Lighting Design
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignID 120 Interior Products and Materials
INTD 3260 Kitchen DesignID 138 Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Planning
TSCI 1750 Textile Science for Interior Design*ID 230 Textiles for Interiors
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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.