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VOCB 101 - Vocabulary and Etymology

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite:Enrollment requires appropriate placement (based on high school GPA and/or other measures), or eligibility for college composition and the ability to comprehend textbook reading written at the pre-collegiate level.
Transfers to: CSU

This course offers students an opportunity to develop a college-level vocabulary. The course emphasizes an understanding of the etymology, definition, and usage of words so that students gain a comprehensive understanding of the meanings of words and how they are used. Additionally, students study general and specialized terms used in courses across the curriculum. In order to internalize word meanings successfully, students work in individual, small group, and whole class settings.

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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.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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