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Saddleback College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Saddleback College Course
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 160 Entrepreneurship
BUMT 3300A Financial Accounting IACCT 1A Financial Accounting
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUS 13 Legal Environment and Business Law
BUMT 3950 Managerial Accounting*ACCT 1B Managerial Accounting
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASH 154 Fashion Illustration
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FASH 113 Couture Sewing (+) FASH 120 Tailoring (or +) FASH (or +) FASH 212 Construction Lab
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 235 Designing for the Fashion Industry (or) FASH 251 Designing for a Cause and Sustainable Fashion (or) FASH 136 Apparel Design (+) FASH 141 Apparel Selection (+) FASH 143 Fashion Buying and Merchandising
GNST 1040 English CompositionENG 1A/1AH Principles of Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 80 Drawing I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 144 Fashion Trends and Cultural Costumes
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 42 Color Theory and Practice (or) ID 114 Applied Color and Design Theory for Interior Design
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 2 Pre-Calculus Mathematics (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1/1H Communication Fundamentals
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENG 1B/1BH Principles of Composition II
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*CTVR 3 The History and Appreciation of American Cinema
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 25 Survey of Art History: Ancient Worlds to Gothic
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 29 Introduction to World Art (or) ART 22 Survey of Asian Art (+) ART 23 African & Oceanic Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 26 Survey of Art History: Renaissance to Modern
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 3A General Biology (or higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny Saddleback College Biology lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 4/4H Principles (Micro)
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 20 Art Appreciation
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2/2H Principles (Macro)
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 17 History of the US Since 1876 (OR) HIST 19 History of the US Since 1945
GNST 3020 StatisticsBUS 10 Business Statistics (or) MATH 10 Introduction to Statistics
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYC 30 Social Psychology
GRPH 1000 Beginning AdobeGD 147 Introduction to Computer Graphics
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*GD 140 Beginning Graphic Design
GRPH 1150 Type & LayoutGD 151 Digital Layout and Design
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*GD 141 Graphic Rendering Techniques
GRPH 1720 TypographyGD 144 Typography
GRPH 2470 Motion Graphics DesignGD 210 Motion Graphics
GRPH 2940 Packaging & Pre-Press ProductionGD 142 Package Design
INTD 1000A Sketching Techniques IID 123 Interior Design Illustration
INTD 1000B Sketching Techniques IIID 131 Digital Visualization for Interior Design
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IID 112 Beginning Drafting for Interiors
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIID 115 CAD for Interior Design
INTD 1220 Design ProcessID 110 Fundamentals of Interior Design
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IID 122 History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings I
INTD 1450 Residential Design ConceptsID 121 Space Planning
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIID 125 History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings II
INTD 1850 Commercial Design ConceptsID 126 Interior Design Studio II
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignID 127 Fundamentals of Lighting
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignID 116 Interior Materials and Products
MMKT 2640 International Business*BUS 150 International Business
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 135 Elements of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentBUS 136 Principles of Retailing
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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.