Landscape Architecture College of Design

Master of Landscape Architecture

MLA I [89 credits]

Year One


total credits17
LA5201Making Landscape Space and Types6
LA5202Landscape Analysis Workshop1
LA5376Representation I4
LA5413Introduction to Landscape Architectural History3
LA5771Landscape Technologies and Systems I3
total credits16
LA5203Ecological Dimensions of Spacemaking6
LA5204Metropolitan Landscape Ecology3
LA5377Representation II4
LA5772Landscape Technologies and Systems II3


Year Two


total credits15
LA5131Geospatial Data Analysis and Design3
LA8201Landscapes for Dwelling6
LA8773Landscape Technologies and Systems III3
Elective (LA or outside)3
total credits15
LA8205Urban Form Options6
  Elective (LA or outside)3
Elective (LA or outside)3
Elective (LA or outside)3


Year Three


total credits14
LA8206 Making Urban Landscape Space6
LA8301Research Methods3
LA8554Project Programming2
LA8774Landscape Technologies and Systems IV3
total credits12
LA8302Professional Practice3
LA8555 Advanced Landscape Planning and Design (Capstone Studio)6
Elective (LA or outside)3
  • MLA required course.
  • Electives. 6 credits must be outside of LA department.
  • © 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
  • Privacy Statement