Virginia State University
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Virginia State University Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENGL 110 Composition I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ARTS 103 2-Dimensional Design|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MATH 120 College Algebra (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||SPEE 214 Introduction to Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENGL 111 English Composition II (or) PHIL 180 Critical Thinking (or) PHIL 220 Logic|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIOL 116 Biological Science (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECON 210 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHEM 100 Chemistry & Society (or Higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIST 123 U.S. History II|
|GNST 2980 Professional Practices||COBU 200Business Communications (or) COBU 211 Career Launch|
|MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*||COBU 301 Principles of Marketing|
*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.