Rio Hondo College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Rio Hondo College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 101 College Composition and Research|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 130 Freehand Drawing I (or) ART 230 Beginning Life Drawing|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 120 Two Dimensional Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||Math 120 Finite Mathematics (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SPCH 101 Public Speaking (or) SPCH 201 Advanced Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 201 (or 201H) Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking (or) PHIL 110 Critical Thinking|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 105 (or 105H) Survey of Art History|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 106 (or 106H) Survey of Art History|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 101 General Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 130 General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*||ART 101 Introduction to Studio Arts (or) Introduction to Art (or) ART 110 Understanding Visual Art|
|GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*||ART 112 Visual Art in the Modern Era|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 101 Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 144 (or HIST144H) History of the United States Since 1865|
*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.