College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Undergraduate LA Curriculum

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Freshman Year | Fall Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
ENGL 1030
Accelerated Composition
3
AAH 2100
Introduction to Art and Architecture (On line)
3
BIOL 1030/1050
General Biology I/Lab
4
LARC 1280
Technical Graphics (+ 128 Lab)
3
LARC 1510
Basic Design I
3
16

Freshman Year | Spring Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
HORT 1010
Horticulture
3
BIOL 1040/1060
General Biology II (Lab BIOL 106)
4
LARC 1520
Basic Design II
3
LARC 1160
History of Landscape Architecture
3
MTHSC 1020
Introduction to Mathematical Analysis
3
16

Sophomore Year | Fall Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
COMM 1500/2500
Communications 150 or 250
3
AGM 2210
Land Measurements
3
HORT 3030
Plant Materials
3
LARC 4280
Landscape Architecture Computer-Aided Design
(+ 428 Lab)
3
LARC 2510
Landscape Architecture Design Fundamentals
6
18

Sophomore Year | Spring Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
***
Elective in area of focus1
3
WFB (BIOSC) 3130
Conservation Biology2
3
LARC 2620
Design Implementation I
3
LARC 2520
Site and Participatory Design
6
15

Sophomore Year | Minimester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
LARC 4050
Urban Genesis and Form
3
3

Junior Year | Fall Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
GEOL 1010
Physical Geology
3
GEOL 1030
Physical Geology Lab
1
LARC 5030
Portfolio
3
LARC 3620
Design Implementation II
3
LARC 4510
Community Design Studio
6
16

Junior Year | Spring Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
FOR (HORT) 4270
Urban Tree Care
3
***
Foreign Language Requirement3
3
GEOG 1010
Introduction to Geography 
LARC 5810
Landscape Architecture Professional Practice
3
LARC 3520
Urban Design Studio
6
18

Junior Year | Summer Session
Course No.
Course Title
Credits

LARC 2930
or
LARC 4930

Field Studies Internship

Professional Office Internship4

2
2

Senior Year | Fall Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
***
Foreign Language Requirement3
3
***
Arts and Humanities (Literature) Requirement5
3
LARC 4180
Off Campus Study Seminar
1
LARC 3510
Regional Design and Ecology
6
13

Senior Year | Spring Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
AAH 3950
or
AAH 3960

Special Topics in Visual Studies Abroad

Special Topics in Visual American Studies I

3
LARC 4190
Off Campus Field Studies
3
LARC 4520
Off Campus Studio
6
12

Professional Year | Fall Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits

***

Social Science Requirement5
3
***
Electives
8
LARC 4530
Key Issues in Landscape Architecture
3
14

Professional Year | Spring Semester
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
***
Electives
6
LARC 5520
Landscape Architecture Exit Project
6
12

Total Credit Hours
 155
  1. Elective from department-approved list of courses.
  2. Other ecology courses from a department-approved list may be substituted.
  3. Two semesters (2010 and 2020) in the same foreign language are required.
  4. Two hours of internship credit are required. A maximum of six hours credit of internship may be scheduled.
  5. See General Education requirements.