Santa Monica College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course Santa Monica College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BUS 72 Organizational Management and Leadership (+) BUS 76 Human Resources Management
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUS 63 Principles of Entrepreneurship
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASHN 9A - Illustration & Advertising
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FASHN 3- Apparel Construction
DESN 1550 Fashion Sketching for Design II***FASHN 9B - Advanced Fashion Illustration
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1 Reading and Composition I
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 20A, Drawing I
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASHN 8 History of Fashion Design (or) TH ART 26 Introduction to Stage Costuming
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryFASHION 2 - Color Analysis (or) ART 10A, Design I (or) INTDSN 34 Applied Color and Design Theory
GNST 1440 Textile Science*FASHN7 Fabrics for Fashion Design and Merchandising
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*One Math from: MATH 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 21, 22 (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOM ST 11 Elements of Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 2 Critical Analysis and Intermediate Composition (or) PHILOS 7 Logic and Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*AHIS 1 Western Art History I
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*AHIS 2 Western Art History II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 3 Fundamentals of Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 1 Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 9 Everyday Chemistry (or) CHEM 10 Introductory General Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*AHIS 11 Art Appreciation: Introduction to Global Visual Culture
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*AHIS 3 Western Art History III
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 2 Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 12 History of the U.S. Reconstruction to Present (or) HIST 13, History of the U.S. after 1945
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IINTDSN 32 Beginning Drafting for Interior Architectural Design
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIINTDSN 35 Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
INTD 1090C Technical Drawing III*INTDSN 38 Advanced Computer Aided Design and Drafting
INTD 1220 Design ProcessINTDSN 30 Fundamentals of Interior Architectural Design
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IINTD 41 History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings I
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignINTDSN 36 Interior Architectural Design Materials and Products
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 20 Principles of Marketing (OR) FASHN 19 Fashion 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.