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West Valley College

Course Equivalency Guide

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FIDM Course West Valley College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BUS 068 Organizational Behavior
BUAD 2850 EntrepreneurshipBUSN 15 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (or) BUSN 054 SMALL BUSINESS START UP AND MANAGEMENT
BUMT 3820 Business LawBUSN 028 Business Law
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FD 044 Fashion Drawing
DESN 1250 Industry Sewing***FDAT 051 Basic Apparel Construction
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *FD 058 Fashion Draping
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FD 056 Patternmaking I
DESN 2160 Pattern Drafting II (6 hours)**FDAT 057 Patternmaking 2
DESN 2280 Creative Design Applications*FDAT 076 Creative Apparel Design
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFD 019 Computer Patternmaking
DESN 2560 Pattern Drafting III (6 hours)**FDAT 081 Line Development
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 001A English Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ARTS 031A Beginning Drawing (or) ARTS 035A Beginning Life Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FD 032 History of Fashion
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryARTS 033A Two-Dimensional Design (OR) ARTS 033C Color Design (OR) DM 004 Principles of Design (OR) FD 070 Elements and Principles of Design (OR) ID 020 Color Theory and Application
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*ANY West Valley College CSU AREA B4 or IGETC AREA 2 Certified Math Course
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingCOMM 001 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 001B English Composition (OR) ENGL 001C (or 001CH) Critical Thinking & Writing
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ARTS 001A (or 001AH) Survey of Western Art I
GNST 2220 History of DesignARTS 001E Design in Society
GNST 2380 World Art*ART 001J Survey of Non-Western Art: Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous Americas
GNST 2420 Survey of Western Art II*ARTS 001B (or 001BH) Survey of Western Art II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 010 Introduction to Biology (or higher)
GNST 2470L Principles of Biology LabAny West Valley College Biology Lab course
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 001B (or 001BH) Principles of Microeconomics
GNST 2630 Principles of Chemistry**CHEM 001A General Chemistry (or higher)
GNST 2750 Seminar in the Arts*ART 004 Art Appreciation
GNST 2780 Major Art Movements*ART 001D Survey of Modern Art
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 001A (or 001AH) Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 017B United States History
GNST 3020 StatisticsMATH 10 Elementary Statistics
GNST 3400 Social Psychology*PSYC 017 Introduction to Social Psychology
GRPH 1050 Digital Imaging*DIGM 014D Photoshop for Designers
GRPH 1300 Computer Illustration*DIGM 014C Digital Illustration: Illustrator
GRPH 1420 2-D Design*DIGM 004 Principles of Design
GRPH 1720 TypographyDIGM 099 Introduction To Typography
GRPH 2230 UX Design*DIGM 020A Interface Design
GRPH 2630 Website Design*DIGM 021A Web Development 1
GRPH 2680 Graphic Design PortfolioDIGM 086 Portfolio Development
GRPH 2930 Introduction to Digital PhotographyDIGM 021B Web Development 2
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IID 015 Interior Architectural Drafting (or) INTD 030 Graphic Techniques
INTD 1090B Technical Drawing IIINTD 065 Introduction to Computer-Aided Interior Design
INTD 1090C Technical Drawing III*INTD 066 Advanced Computer Aided Design
INTD 1220 Design ProcessINTD 010 Elements & Principles of Interior Design
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IINTD 036 History of Interior Design
INTD 1450 Residential Design ConceptsINTD 040 Residential Design
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIID 035B History of Furniture and Interiors
INTD 1850 Commercial Design ConceptsINTD 060 Commercial Design
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignID 075 Lighting Design
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignINTD 022 Finish Materials, Estimating and Costing
MMKT 2640 International Business*BUSN 24 International Business Management
MMKT 2780 Integrated Marketing CommunicationsDIGM 025A Advanced Internet Marketing
MMKT 2880 Marketing Essentials*BUS 056 Marketing Principles
MPDV 1500 Product Development FundamentalsFD 055 Apparel Manufacturing
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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.