Landscape Architecture College of Design

Master of Landscape Architecture

MLA I [89 credits]

Year One


total credits17
LA5201Making Landscape Space and Types6
LA5202 Landscape Analysis Workshop (Itasca)1
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
LA8206 Making Urban Landscape Space (1 of 2)6
LA8773 Landscape Technologies and Systems III3
Elective (LA or outside)3
Option 1:
total credits15
LA8205Urban Form Options6
  Elective (LA or outside)3
Elective (LA or outside)3
Elective (LA or outside)3
Option 2: (Cities on Water)
total credits 15
LA5381 The City in Visual Culture 3
LA5414 History and Culture Abroad 3
LA5761 Infastructure + Culture 3
LA8207 LA Study Abroad Grad Studio 6


Year Three


total credits14
LA8206 Making Urban Landscape Space (2 of 2)6
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
  • Departmental requirements.
  • Electives. 6 credits must be outside of Landscape Architecture department.
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