Landscape Architecture (LA)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1207LA 1410  LAB 401

    • TR
    • Gleason, K

  •  1206LA 1410  STU 501

    • TR
    • Weber, A

LA 2010

Studio course emphasizing the design process and principles involved in organizing and giving form to outdoor space to create site-specific design. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1088LA 2010  STU 501

    • MWF
    • Aymer, V

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17793LA 2620  LEC 002

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1209LA 3010  LAB 401

    • MWF
    • Glass, M

  •  1208LA 3010  STU 501

    • MWF
    • Glass, M

LA 3160

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 6160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1089LA 3160  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Aymer, V

  •  2118LA 3160  DIS 201

    • TR
    • Aymer, V

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3172LA 3170  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cerra, J

LA 3600

Various American Indian civilizations as well as diverse European cultures have all exerted their influences on the organization of town and city living. The course considers how each culture has altered ... view course details

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  • 19062LA 3600  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Baugher, S

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1211LA 4010  LAB 401

    • MWF
    • Birkeland, J

  •  1210LA 4010  STU 501

    • MWF
    • Birkeland, J

  • Prerequisite: LA 3010 with grade of C or better.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LA 6030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1090LA 4030  DIS 201

    • M
    • Aymer, V

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 4020ARKEO 6020LA 6050

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3184LA 4050  SEM 101

LA 4070

This course explores the urban ecological design movement as an interdisciplinary combination of ecoogical science and sustainable design innovation.  Students research contemporary relationships between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19042LA 4070  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cerra, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2539LA 4830  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1169LA 4910  LEC 001

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

  •  1170LA 4910  LAB 401

LA 4940

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Advanced Landscape Representation

  •  3322LA 4940  LEC 001

    • T
    • Weber, A

LA 4970

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14897LA 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14904LA 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15900LA 4980  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Glass, M

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14882LA 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1091LA 5010  STU 501

    • MWF
    • Hogue, M

  • Must enroll in LA5050 as well.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2604LA 5050  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Hogue, M

  • Must be enrolled in LA5010.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2497LA 5090  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3259LA 5170  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cerra, J

LA 5970

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2070LA 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Glass, M

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2071LA 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2086LA 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2087LA 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2088LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Hogue, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2089LA 5970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2849LA 5970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Baird, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2090LA 5970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2091LA 5970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2567LA 5970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1092LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1213LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2092LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2093LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Hogue, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2094LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2095LA 5980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2096LA 5980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2097LA 5980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2850LA 5980  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Flahive, K

      Glass, M

      Oplinger, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2851LA 5980  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Baird, C

LA 6010

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1093LA 6010  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Goula, M

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

  •  1094LA 6010  LAB 401

    • MWF
    • Goula, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  2942LA 6010  LEC 002

    • MWF
    • Santo, D

  •  2941LA 6010  LAB 402

    • MWF
    • Santo, D

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LA 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1212LA 6030  DIS 201

    • M
    • Aymer, V

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 4020ARKEO 6020LA 4050

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3185LA 6050  SEM 101

LA 6070

This course explores the urban ecological design movement as an interdisciplinary combination of ecological science and sustainable desin innovation.  Students research contemporary relationships between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19043LA 6070  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cerra, J

LA 6160

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 3160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1095LA 6160  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Aymer, V

  •  1096LA 6160  DIS 201

    • TR
    • Aymer, V

LA 6660

Various American Indian civilizations as well as diverse European cultures have all exerted their influences on the organization of town and city living. The course considers how each culture has altered ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 19065LA 6660  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Baugher, S

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2668LA 6900  DIS 201

    • MW
    • Goula, M

LA 6910

Introductory survey of 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3173LA 6910  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Gleason, K

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Thesis Preparation

  •  2486LA 6940  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

      Goula, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: [ ] Landscape

  •  2859LA 6940  LEC 003

    • T
    • Birkeland, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Island[scapes]

  • 18983LA 6940  LEC 004

    • R
    • Santo, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Design Research

  • 19126LA 6940  LEC 005

    • T
    • Vanucchi, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1259LA 7010  STU 501

    • MWF
    • Cerra, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  2943LA 7010  STU 502

    • MWF
    • Vanucchi, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  1214LA 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2512LA 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2513LA 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2514LA 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2515LA 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2516LA 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2517LA 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2518LA 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2519LA 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Goula, M