Landscape Architecture College of Design

Landscape Design and Planning Minor

The minor requires a minimum of 21 credits.
Course descriptions and sample syllabi are here.

Required [core courses]


total credits12
LA1401The Designed Environment3
LA3001Understanding and Creating Landscape Space3
LA3003Case Studies in Sustainable Design and Planning3
LA3413Intro to Landscape Architectural History
[CLE: International Perspectives]




Select 3 courses
minimum credits9
Arch3711wEnvironmental Design and the Socio-cultural Context [CLE: Citizenship and Public Ethics; Writing Intensive]3
or Espm3108
Ecology and Society
Ecology of Managed Ecosystems
LA1001Sustainability By Design3
LA1201Learning from the Landscape3
LA1301Introduction to Landscape Drawing
[CLE: Arts and Humanities]
LA2301Advanced Representation for Environmental Design3
LA2302Computer-aided Representation for Environmental Design3
LA3002Informants of Creating Landscape Space3
LA3003Case Studies in Sustainable Design and Planning3
LA3004Regional Landscape Planning3
LA3204Landscape Ecology3
LA3501Environmental Design and Its Bio-Physical Context
[CLE: Environment]
LA3514Making the Mississippi River
[CLE: Citizenship and Public Ethics]
LA3571Landscape Construction: Site Systems and Engineering3
LA3601Design Equity [CLE: Diversity and Social Justice]3
LA4001Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning Practices3
LA4002Implementation of Sustainable Landscape Practices3
LA4755Infrastructure, Natural Systems, and Inhabited Landscapes3
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