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LAND 121 - Introduction to the History of Landscape Architecture

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course will cover Landscape Architecture / Design history from Prehistory to the 21st Century with an emphasis on utilizing a visual reference of historic landscapes which capture the exuberance of landscape design. As an art form, a designed landscape is a cultural product, representing the ideas and values of its creator, owner, or patron, and situated within social, economic, and political environments. Information is unique in its design focus, chronological organization, and visual organization. This course is open to all students at Rio Hondo College wanting to broaden their knowledge of significant Landscape Architectural history.

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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
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