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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

LA 1420

This course applies fundamentals of landscape design to small-scale site-planning projects. Work in the studio introduces students to the design process, design principles, construction materials, and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1890LA 1420  STU 501

  • Enrollment is limited to: freshman landscape architecture majors or permission of instructor.

LA 2020

Focuses on the role of materials and natural systems in design at multiple scales.  Design strategies, theory and vocabulary in landscape architecture and allied disciplines are explored within ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1891LA 2020  STU 501

  • Prerequisite: LA 2010 with grade of C or better.

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 American Indian and Euro-American landscapes ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 2620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3414LA 2620  LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisite: LA 2610 or ARKEO 2610 or permission of instructor.

LA 3020

This studio builds upon prior course work with an expectation that participants can creatively manipulate the program and conditions of a site or area, with increased emphasis on contemporary construction ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1892LA 3020  STU 501

LA 3180

Emphasizes detail design and use of landscape materials in project implementation. It explores construction materials, including specifications, cost estimates, and methods used by landscape architects ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 6180

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1893LA 3180  LEC 001

  • Permission of instructor required.

  •  1894LA 3180  LAB 401

  • Permission of instructor required.

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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  •  3415LA 3600  LEC 001

LA 4020

A Service-Learning studio working with community partner(s) located in one of New York State's Rust Belt Cities currently partnering with Cornell's Rust to Green NY Action Research Project. Service-learning ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1897LA 4020  STU 502

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
  •   Combined with: LA 6030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1898LA 4030  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

  • Enrollment is limited to: Landscape Architecture undergrads in final year of study.

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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  •   Combined with: LA 6070

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3836LA 4070  LEC 001

LA 4100

Designed to develop a working knowledge of various computer software applications with emphasis on Autocad. Explores other applications relative to land-use planning and the profession of landscape ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1900LA 4100  LEC 001

  • Enrollment is limited to: Landscape Architecture students.

LA 4120

This course presents the student with an understanding of the emerging role of the professional landscape architect. The course helps students choose a type of practice and introduces the problems and ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3930LA 4120  LEC 001

LA 4830

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

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3947LA 4830  SEM 101

LA 4860

Seminar providing an understanding of contemporary planning and landscape architecture design strategies that reaffirm and reclaim a sense of place. Readings and discussions focus on the theory and practice ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LA 7910

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3170LA 4860  SEM 101

LA 4920

This is the second half of course focusing on the winter identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. Issues of site assessment and soil remediation are emphasized ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 4920

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17942LA 4920  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: passing grade in LA/PLHRT 4910. Enrollment is limited to plant sciences or landscape architecture majors or permission of instructors.

  • 17943LA 4920  LAB 401

LA 4970

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

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1901LA 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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1911LA 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.

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
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1918LA 4990  RSC 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 5020

The studio deals with a multi-scalar approach of a regional infrastructure in order to propose alternative resilient futures in regard to its current function.  It is conceived as an exploratory ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1923LA 5020  STU 501

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

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
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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3662LA 5090  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3663LA 5090  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3664LA 5090  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3665LA 5090  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3666LA 5090  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3667LA 5090  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3668LA 5090  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  3669LA 5090  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

LA 5450

Advanced seminar seeking an interdisciplinary group of students in classics, art history, archaeology, landscape architecture, horticulture, and architecture to bring their knowledge of Latin, Greek, Italian, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4323LA 5450  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Gleason, K

LA 5900

This seminar is intended to provide Landscape Architecture Students (as well as Architecture, Planning students) with knowledge of the most relevant histories, theories and critical discourses related ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4328LA 5900  SEM 101

LA 5970

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

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3038LA 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3051LA 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3052LA 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3053LA 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3054LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3055LA 5970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3056LA 5970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3057LA 5970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty section.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3239LA 5970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates, enroll in LA 4970. Please sign into your faculty 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
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1924LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3097LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3271LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3294LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Krall, D

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3964LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3965LA 5980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • Permission of instructor is required.

LA 6020

This studio builds on prior course work with an expectation that participants can creatively manipulate the program and conditions of a site, with increased emphasis on contemporary technology and 'best' ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1925LA 6020  STU 501

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

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
  •   Combined with: LA 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1899LA 6030  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Landscape Architecture graduate students in final year of study.

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
  •   Combined with: LA 4070

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3838LA 6070  LEC 001

LA 6180

Emphasizes detail design and use of landscape materials in project implementation. It explores materials, including specifications, cost estimates, and methods used by landscape architects in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 3180

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1895LA 6180  LEC 001

  • Permission of instructor is required.

  •  1896LA 6180  LAB 401

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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  •  3416LA 6660  LEC 001

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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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Landscape Resiliency

  •  1926LA 6940  LEC 001

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Landform Genealogy

  •  4343LA 6940  LEC 006

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: AutoCad for Site Construction

  •  4344LA 6940  LEC 007

    • T
    • Aymer, V

LA 7020

This advanced design studio provides students in the final year of the graduate program in Landscape Architecture with the opportunity to work on complex, real-time projects. The overarching goal of this ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1927LA 7020  STU 501

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  4379LA 7020  STU 502

    • TR
    • Horrigan, P

LA 7910

Seminar providing an understanding of contemporary planning and landscape architecture design strategies that reaffirm and reclaim a sense of place. Readings and discussions focus on the theory and practice ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LA 4860

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3420LA 7910  LEC 001

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

  •  1928LA 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3140LA 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3240LA 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3241LA 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3242LA 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3243LA 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3244LA 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3245LA 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • 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 in final semester of residency.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  3250LA 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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 in final semester of residency.