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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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

  •  1139LA 2010  STU 501

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

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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    Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

LA 3140

This three-credit course examines the relationship between water infrastructure, rivers, and cities throughout the Americas.  Readings, discussions, and lectures highlight projects, practices, concepts, ... view course details

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  • 3 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 4050

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 4020ARKEO 6020LA 6050

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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  • 1-2 Credits 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

  •  1250LA 4910  LEC 001

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    • Bassuk, N

      Trowbridge, P

  • 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

  •  3289LA 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

  •  3290LA 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

  •  3327LA 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

  •  3328LA 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

  •  3329LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3330LA 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

  •  3331LA 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

  •  3332LA 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

  •  4429LA 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

  •  1144LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1347LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3333LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3334LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3335LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3336LA 5980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3337LA 5980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3338LA 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

  •  1145LA 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 6050

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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    Combined with: ARKEO 4020ARKEO 6020LA 4050

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LA 6140

This three-credit course examines the relationship between water infrastucture, rivers, and cities throughout the Americas.  Readings, discussions, and lectures  highlight projects, practices, concepts ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  •  4484LA 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

  • Topic: Thesis Preparation

  •  4241LA 6940  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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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