West Valley College

Course Equivalency Guide

Show courses by FIDM degree:
FIDM Course West Valley College Course
BUAD 2000 Organizational Behavior & Management*BUS 068 Organizational Behavior
DESN 1150 Fashion Sketching for Design I***FD 044 Fashion Drawing
DESN 1420 Applied Draping Techniques (6 hours) *FD 058 Fashion Draping
DESN 1760 Pattern Drafting I (6 hours)**FD 056 Patternmaking I
DESN 2540 Computer Pattern Drafting IFD 019 Computer Patternmaking
GNST 1040 English CompositionENGL 001A English Composition
GNST 1080 Drawing Fundamentals*ART 031A Beginning Drawing
GNST 1170 History of Costume*FD 032 History of Fashion
GNST 1230 Color & Design TheoryART 033A Two-Dimensional Design (OR) ART 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 1440 Textile Science*FD 052B Fabric Analysis II
GNST 1450 College Mathematics*Any of the following courses: MATH D, G, 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 8, 10 10H, 12, 14, 19 (or higher)
GNST 1600 Effective SpeakingComm 001 Public Speaking
GNST 1650 Critical Thinking*ENGL 001B English Composition (OR) ENGL 001C Clear Thinking in Writing
GNST 2020 Survey of Western Art I*ART 001A Survey of Western Art I
GNST 2220 History of DesignART 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*ART 001B Survey of Western Art II
GNST 2470 Principles of Biology**BIO 010 Introduction to Biology (+) BIO 010L (LAB) (or higher)
GNST 2570 Microeconomics**ECON 001B 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 Art of the 20th Century
GNST 2870 Macroeconomics**ECON 001A Principles of Macroeconomics
GNST 2960 American Political & Economic HistoryHIST 017B United States History
INTD 1090A Technical Drawing IID 015 Interior Architectural Drafting
INTD 1350 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IID 035A History of Furniture and Interiors
INTD 1650 Survey of Architecture & Interior Design IIID 035B History of Furniture and Interiors
INTD 2000 Lighting DesignID 075 Lighting Design
INTD 2050 Materials for Interior DesignID 025 Interior Finish Materials
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.