Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course ReedleyCollege Course
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1A/1AH Reading and Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 7 Beginning Drawing
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 9 Beginning Painting: Oil and Acrylic
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 4A Trigonometry through MATH 45 Contemporary Mathematics (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1/1H Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 2 Critical Reading and Writing through Literature (or) ENGL 3/3H Critical Reading and Writing (or) PHIL 2 Critical Thinking and Writing
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*FILM 2B History of Cinema: 1960 to Present
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 5 Art History 1
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 6/6H Art History 2
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 1 Principles of Biology 1 (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 1B Introduction to Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or) CHEM 3A Introductory Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 2 Art Appreciation
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1A Introduction to Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 12/12H History of the United States Since 1865
GNST 2980 Professional PracticesCOUN34 Career Awareness
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MKGT 10 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.