Southern Methodist College (SMU)
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Southern Methodist College (SMU) Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 1301 Rhetoric I: Introduction to College Writing|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 1303 Pre-Calculus for Business (or) MATH 1304 Pre-Calculus for Business (or higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||COMM 2300 Public Speaking in Context|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 1302 Rhetoric II: First-Year Seminar in Rhetoric Contemporary Issues (or) PHIL 1301 Elementary Logic (or) PHIL 1305 Introduction to Philosophy|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||ART 1303 Introduction to Western Art I|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||ART 1304 Introduction to Western Art II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 1303 Essentials of Biology (or) BIOL 1401 (or) 1402 Introductory Biology (or higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECO 1311 Principles of Microeconomics: Consumers, Firms, & Markets|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 1303 (or) 1304 General Chemistry (or higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 1312 Principles: Inflation, Recession, Unemployment (Macroeconomics)|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 2312 Unfinished Nation: United States History Since 1877|
*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.