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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

LA 1410

Introduction to the representation and design of landscapes and to working in a studio setting. Uses freehand drawing, measured drawing, digital tools and model making to understand design principles of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

LA 2010

Studio course emphasizing the design process and principles involved in organizing and giving form to outdoor space through the use of structures, vehicular and pedestrian circulation systems, earthforms, ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1151LA 2010  STU 501

  • Enrollment limited to: Landscape Architecture majors. Course fee (drafting equipment, supplies, and other fees): approx. $200; field trip: approx. $250.

LA 2610

Urban archaeologists study American Indian, colonial, and 19th-century sties that now lie within the boundaries of modern cities. The course explores how urban centers evolve, what lies beneath today's ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 2610CRP 2610

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 2620

Various American Indian civilizations and European cultures have altered the landscape to meet the needs of their cultures. Students learn how to interpret the Euro-American landscapes of a buried village ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 2620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 3010

The studio engages students in the design process based on a site defined by significant cultural and natural conditions.  The studio focuses on peripheral, yet complex sites of coastal cities, where the ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 3160

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site grading and its relationship to best environmental practices.  Lectures and short studio projects are provided to students and "worked-through" ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 6160

  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 3170

Every project, as an exercise in space-making, is influenced by the physical and biological properties that make up the project site. Physical and biological properties often structure site conditions, ... view course details

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    Combined with: LA 5170

  • 3 Credits Graded

LA 4010

This studio focuses on the integration of theory and practice in landscape architecture at the urban scale. Urban design methods, morphology, and strategies are introduced and design and planning concepts ... view course details

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    Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 4030

Working with their advisor, students create a written and visual document that describes the concentration intent. view course details

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    Combined with: LA 6030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

LA 4830

Topical lecture series and seminars with a different subject and method each time it is offered. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

LA 4910

Focuses on the identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. By understanding the environmental limitations to plant growth, students are able to critically assess ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1267LA 4910  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: Plant Science and Landscape Architecture majors or permission of instructor. Pre-registration is required.

LA 4970

Work on special topics by individuals or small groups. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduates experience through actual involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of department faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 4990

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent research in landscape architecture under academically appropriate faculty supervision. Research goals should include description, prediction, ... view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 5010

Introduction to landscape architectural design through a series of course modules that engage students in discovering, knowing and engaging the full potential of the landscape medium. In this process-oriented ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 5050

This course introduces students to landscape architectural representation and teaches conventions such as basic drafting and orthographic drawing (plan, section, axonometric) alongside freehand drawing, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

LA 5090

Problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with a professional problem ... view course details

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  • 6 Credits Graded

LA 5170

Every project, as an exercise in space-making, is influenced by the physical and biological properties that make up the project site. Physical and biological properties often structure site conditions, ... view course details

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    Combined with: LA 3170

  • 3 Credits Graded

LA 5970

Work on special topics by individual or small groups. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3411LA 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3412LA 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3449LA 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3450LA 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3451LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3452LA 5970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3453LA 5970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3454LA 5970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4626LA 5970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

LA 5980

Designed to give qualified students experience through involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of faculty members. The experience may include leading discussion sections, preparing, ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1157LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1369LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3455LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3456LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3457LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3458LA 5980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3459LA 5980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3460LA 5980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

LA 6010

This studio focuses upon urban, site-scaled projects that consider significant cultural and natural landscapes. The course explores theories of landscape restoration, sustainable design, and landscape ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1158LA 6010  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

LA 6030

Working with their advisor, students create a written and visual paper that documents the concentration intent. view course details

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    Combined with: LA 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

LA 6160

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site grading and its relationship to best environmental practices. Lectures and short studio projects are provided to students and "worked-through" within ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 3160

  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 6900

This course provides to students an introduction to research methods, especially those related to the field of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.  It builds on the theoretical foundations provided ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 6910

Introductory course in the history and theory of planned human intervention in the material environment.  Critical themes, sites, and conditions across time, space, and scale, from the paradise garden ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4681LA 6910  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: junior, senior, or graduate standing.

LA 6940

Topical subjects in landscape architectural design, theory, history, or technology. Includes group study of topics not considered in other courses. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Thesis Preparation

  •  4407LA 6940  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Landscape Resiliency

  • 16264LA 6940  LEC 003

  • Prerequisite: students must have attended the 2 week Design Workshop in Barcelona May 25-June 7, 2016.

LA 7010

This studio explores the application of urban design and landscape urbanism techniques to the problems and opportunities of contemporary city making. The studio investigates the social, cultural, natural, ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 8900

Independent research, under faculty guidance leading to the development of a comprehensive and defensible design or study related to the field of landscape architecture. Work is expected to be completed ... view course details

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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

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