Virginia Western Community College
Course Equivalency Guide
|FIDM Course||Virginia Western Community College Course|
|GNST 1040 English Composition||ENG 111 College Composition I|
|GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*||ART 121 Drawing I|
|GNST 1230 Color & Design Theory||ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I|
|GNST 1450 College Mathematics*||MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts (or Higher)|
|GNST 1600 Effective Speaking||CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking|
|GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*||ENG 112 College Composition II|
|GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*||HUM 201 Survey of Western Culture I|
|GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*||HUM 202 Survey of Western Culture II|
|GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**||BIO 1 Foundations of Biology (or) BIO 101 General Biology I (or Higher)|
|GNST 2570 Microeconomics**||ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics|
|GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**||CHM 111 College Chemistry I (or Higher)|
|GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**||ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|GNST 2960 American Political & Economic History||HIS 122 United States History II (+) Any ONE economics course|
*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.