Landscape Architecture College of Design

Landscape Design and Planning

Design Track

Year One

Fall
total credits14–16
Freshman Seminar [recommended]1
LA1201Learning From The Landscape [CLE: Diversity]3
Hort1001Plant Propagation [CLE: Biological Science, Lab]4
MathMath1031 or Math1142 [CLE: Math Thinking]3/4
WritFirst Year Writing Course [Writ1201, 1301, or 1401]4
Spring
total credits13–16
LA1301Introduction to Landscape Drawing [CLE: Arts and Humanities]3
LA1401The Designed Environment3
ChemChem1015 and 1017 (concurrent enrollment required) or
Chem 1021 [CLE: Physical Science, Lab]
4
Liberal Education Requirements or Electives*3/6

Year Two

Fall
total credits13–14
LA2301Advanced Representation for Environmental Design3
LA3003Case Studies in Sustainable Design and Planning3
ApEc1101
or Econ1101
Principles of Microeconomics
[CLE: Social Science, International Perspectives]
3
4
Hort1015Woody and Herbaceous Plants4
Spring
total credits16
LA2302Computer-aided Representation for Environmental Design3
LA3501Environmental Design and Its Bio-Physical Context
[CLE: Environment]
3
Mgmt3010Introduction to Entrepreneurship4
Liberal Education Requirements or Electives*6

Year Three

Fall
total credits15–16
LA3001Understanding and Creating Landscape Space3
Arch3711wEnvironmental Design and the Socio-cultural Context
[CLE: Citizenship and Public Ethics; Writing Intensive]
3
Hort4061wTurf and Landscape Management [CLE: Writing Intensive]3
Espm3108Ecology of Managed Ecosystems3
Liberal Education Requirements or Electives*3/4
Spring
total credits13–16
LA3002Regional Landscape Planning3
Hort3005Environmental Effects on Horticultural Crops4
Liberal Education Requirements or Electives**6/9
Spring Study Option [Rome-Istanbul]
total credits16
Drawing (-in) the Eternal City4
Istanbul [CLE: Arts/Humanities, Global Perpectives]3
Byzantium/Constantinople [CLE: Historical Perspectives, Global Perpectives]3
Design Studio6

Year Four

Fall
total credits16
LA3571Landscape Construction: Site Systems and Engineering3
LA4001Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning Practices3
LA4096Internship in Landscape Design and Planning1
LA4755Infrastructure, Natural Systems, and Inhabited Landscapes3
Electives6
Fall
total credits15
LA3204Landscape Ecology3
LA4002Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning Practices3
Electives9
  • Required course in major.
  • Required course, not in major.
  • CLE course
  • Good semester to take DES3201: Strategic Career Planning for Design [1 credit]
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