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Ventura College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course Ventura College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BUS V31 Organization and Management
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***HEC V11 Basic Sewing Techniques (+) HEC V12A Clothing Construction (courses have been discontinued at VCC)
DESN 1850 The Business of FashionFDM V10 Fashion Industry and Marketing (course has been discontinued at VCC)
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL V01A English Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART V12A Drawing & Composition I (OR) ART V13A Life Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*THA V20 Costume Design and History
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART V11A Color and Design: Two-Dimensional Design (or) ART V11B Color and Design: Color Theory and Practice
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*MATH V04 College Algebra (ANY VCC math course certified for either Academic Breadth AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM V01 Introduction to Speech Communication
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL V01B Critical Thinking and Composition Through Literature (or) PHIL V05 Critical and Analytic Writing
GNST 2000 Film: History & Development*THA V29B History of Motion Pictures II
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART V02A Introduction to History of Western Art I
GNST 2380 World Art*ART V02C - Introduction to Non-Western Art
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ART V02B Introduction to History of Western Art II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIOL V01 - Principles of Biology (OR) BIOL V04 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology (OR) BIOL V12 Principles of Human Biology
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON V01B Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM V01A - General Chemistry I w/V01AL Gen Chem I Lab (OR) V12A General Organic Chemistry I (OR) CHEM V20 Elementary Chemistry w/CHEM V20L Elementary Chemistry lab
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART V01 Art Appreciation
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART V06 - Introduction to Modern Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON V01A Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST V54 History of the Americas since 1763
MMKT 2640 International Business*BUS V43 Introduction to International Business
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS V46 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.