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Sierra College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course Sierra College Course
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FASH 8 Fashion Illustrator
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFASH 1 Introduction to Fashion (+) FASH 2 Fashion Analysis and Selection
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 1A Introduction to Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 4B Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FASH 12 Fashion History
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 6C Color Theory
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH 8 Trigonometry (or Higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 1 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 1B Critical Thinking and Writing About Literature (or) PHIL 4 Introduction to Critical Thinking
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 1A History of Prehistoric Through Gothic Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART 1B History of Renaissance to Mid-Nineteenth Century Art
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL 1 General Biology (or Higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 1B Fundamentals of Economics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 1A General Chemistry (or Higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 10 Art Appreciation
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 1C History of Modern to Contemporary Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 1A Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 17B History of the United States Since 1865
VCOM 2460 Design Installation (6 hours)**FASH 14 Visual Merchandising
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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.