San Diego City, Miramar, and Mesa College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course San Diego City, Miramar, and Mesa College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BUSE 201 Business Organization and Management
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASH 142 Fashion Illustration and Technical Sketching
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *FASH 145 Clothing Design through Draping
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 105 Introduction to Fashion
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FASH 141 Clothing Design and Flat Pattern II
DESN 2530 Computer-Aided Fashion Design I***FASH 176 Computer Fashion Design II: Adobe Illustrator
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 101 Reading and Composition (or) ENGL 105 Composition and Literature
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 155A Freehand Drawing I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 120 Fashion History & Trends
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTF 150A Two-Dimensional Design
GNST 1440 Textile Science*FASH 168 Textiles
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 116 College and Matrix Algebra (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMS 103 Oral Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 205 Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition (or) PHIL 205 Critical Thinking and Writing in Philosophy
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTF 110 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic
GNST 2380 World Art*ARTF 113 Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTF 111 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 107 General Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabBIOL 107 LAB General Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 100 Fundamentals of Chemistry (+) 100L (or) CHEM 152 Introduction to General (+) 152L (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ARTF 100 Art Orientation
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 107 Contemporary Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 110 History of the United States II
GNST 2980 Professional PracticesPERG 130 Career- Life Planning
GNST 3020 StatisticsBUSE 115 Statistics for Business
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*MARK 100 Principles of Marketing
MRCH 1550 The Retail EnvironmentMARK 110 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.