Rhode Island Community College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Rhode Island Community College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1010 Composition I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARTS 1020 Color (or) ARTS 1310 2-D|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 1200 College Algebra (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 110 Oral Communication I|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 2010 Composition II (or) PHIL 2040 Logic|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ARTS 1510 Art History: Ancient to Medieval|
|GNST 2380 World Art*||ARTS 1530 Art History: Non-Western Topics|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ARTS 1520 Art History: Renaissance to Modern|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1005 Biology in the Modern World (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 2030 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1000 Chemistry of Our Environment (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ARTS 1001 Introduction to Visual Arts|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ARTS 2550 Art History: Modern through Contemporary|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 2040 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 1220 History of the United States from 1877|
*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.