Advisory:It is advised that students be able to write short essays, comprehend textbook reading at the precollegiate level, and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This course is intended for the student who has an interest in the natural world and the ecological relationships of the organisms found within it. The course emphasizes the natural habitats of Southern California and the plants and animals associated with them. Also discussed is the impact human beings have had upon these natural habitats. Field work utilizes the Rio Hondo College Wildlife Sanctuary which allows students to gather original data through firsthand observation and experience. Several additional more distant trips requiring driving explore some of the variety of natural habitats in Southern California.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921