Landscape Architecture College of Design

Program Plan

This is a suggested program plan for the accelerated LDP + MLA. There are many other program options available. Please see your advisor for more information. Following this plan does not guarantee entry into the degree program.

Year One: 29–32 credits

 

Fall Spring
Freshman Seminar [recommended] 1 Chem1015
Chem1017
Geo1001
concurrent enrollment required
Earth and its Environments
CLE: Physical Science/Lab
4
Geog1502
Math1031
Math1142
Mapping Our World
College Algebra
Short Calculus
CLE: Math thinking
3/4 LA1301 Intro to Landscape Architectural Drawing
CLE: Arts and Humanities
3
Hort1001 Plant Propagation
CLE: Bio science/lab
4 LA1401 The Designed Environment

3
LA1201 Learning from the Landscape
CLE: Diversity
3 Liberal Education Requirements or Electives 4/6
Writ1201
Writ1301
Writ1401
First Year Writing Course 4

 

Year Two: 29–30 credits

 

Fall Spring
ApEc1101
Econ1101
Geog3371W
Principles of Microeconomics

Cities, Citizens and Communities
CLE: Social Science; Cultural Diversity; Writing Intensive
3/4 Mgmt3010

FR3131
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
GIS for Natural Resources
4
Hort1015 Woody and Herbaceous Plants
or similar
4 LA2302 Computer-aided Representation for Environmental Design 3
LA2301 Advanced Graphic Representation for Environmental Design 3 LA3501 Environmental Design and Its Bio-Physical Context CLE: Environment 3
LA3003 Case Studies in Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning 3 Liberal Education Requirements or Electives. Good semester to take DES3201: Strategic Career Planning for Design [1 credit] 6

 

Year Three: 31 credits

 

Fall Spring
Arch3711W Environmental Design and the Socio-cultural Context
CLE: Citizenship and Public Ethics; Writing Intensive
3 LA3002
Hort3005W
Regional Landscape Planning
Environmental Effects on Horticultural Crops
3/4
ESPM3108 Ecology of Managed Ecosystems 3 LA3004 Informants of Creating Landscape Space 3
Hort4061W
Geog3605W
Turf and Landscape Management
Geographical Perspectives on Planning CLE: Writing Intensive
4 LA3413 Intro to Landscape Architectural History

CLE: International perspectives

3
LA3001 Understanding and Creating Landscape Space 3 LA3514 Making the Mississippi River
Ecosystem Pattern and Process Elective
3
Liberal Education Requirements or Electives. Good semester to take DES3201: Strategic Career Planning for Design [1 credit] 3 Liberal Education Requirements or Electives. Good semester to take DES3201: Strategic Career Planning for Design [1 credit] or good term to study abroad. 3

 

Year Four [first year of MLA]: 35 credits

 

Fall Spring
LA5201 Making Landscape Space & Types 6 LA5203 Ecological Dimensions of Spacemaking 6
LA5202 Landscape Analysis Workshop 1 LA5204 Metropolitan Landscape Ecology 3
LA5413 Intro to Landscape Architecture History 1 LA5377 Representation II 4
LA5771 Landscape Technologies and Systems I 3 LA5772 Landscape Technologies and Systems II 3
Elective (If needed to reach 120 credits) 3 Elective (If needed to reach 120 credits) 3