Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 033 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This introductory course covers the principles of geology, with emphasis on Earth processes, and fulfills the physical science general education requirement. The course focuses on the internal structure and origin of the Earth and the processes that change and shape. Earthquakes, volcanoes, oil, beaches, tsunamis, rocks, rivers, glaciers, plate tectonics, minerals, and continent and mountain building are among the topics that are explored.
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