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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1488LA 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1489LA 2020  STU 501

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

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 technology. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1490LA 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 6180

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1491LA 3180  LEC 001

  • Permission of instructor required.

  •  1492LA 3180  LAB 401

  • Permission of instructor required.

LA 4020

Community and ecological infrastructure design studio. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1495LA 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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LA 6030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1496LA 4030  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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

LA 4100

Designed to develop a working knowledge of AutoCAD as a tool for design and construction documentation.  Explores the link between AutoCAD, Adobe Create Suite and Microsoft Office softwares. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1498LA 4100  LEC 001

    • T
    • Aymer, V

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3140LA 4120  LEC 001

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

  •  3149LA 4830  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 4920

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3658LA 4920  LEC 001

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

  •  3659LA 4920  LAB 401

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

  •  1499LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4080LA 4970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Glass, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4434LA 4970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

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

  •  1509LA 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
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1516LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4383LA 4990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4423LA 4990  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

LA 5020

Studio course emphasizing the design process and principles ingenerating design ideas, concepts and plans. The course focuses on the aestheties and functionality of site-specific design. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1521LA 5020  STU 501

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

LA 5060

Intermediate-level course focusing on modes of landscape representation from ideation to presentation. Representation modes may include freehand, process drawing, and analysis and orthographic drawing; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4114LA 5060  LEC 001

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

  •  2950LA 5090  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2951LA 5090  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2952LA 5090  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2953LA 5090  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2954LA 5090  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2955LA 5090  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2956LA 5090  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  2957LA 5090  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

  • Please sign in to the appropriate faculty section.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3312LA 5900  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Goula, M

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

  •  2476LA 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Wright, R

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2479LA 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Baird, C

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2480LA 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2481LA 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2482LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Azadi, S

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4068LA 5970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hogue, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2483LA 5970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Barclay, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2484LA 5970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2485LA 5970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Glass, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2618LA 5970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, J

  • 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
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1522LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2516LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2643LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  2665LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3153LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Goula, M

  • Permission of instructor is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3154LA 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
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1523LA 6020  STU 501

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  • 17033LA 6020  STU 502

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

  •  1497LA 6030  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 3180

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1493LA 6180  LEC 001

  • Permission of instructor is required.

  •  1494LA 6180  LAB 401

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. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Topics in Landscape Theory

  •  3998LA 6940  LEC 001

    • T
    • Vanucchi, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Site Soundings

  •  4333LA 6940  LEC 003

    • M
    • Weber, A

  • Class offered to Landscape Architecture Junior and Seniors only.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: AutoCad for Site Construction

  •  3963LA 6940  LEC 007

    • T
    • Aymer, V

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Landscape and Film Screenings

  • 18323LA 6940  LEC 008

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1524LA 7020  STU 501

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

  •  1525LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2552LA 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Birkeland, 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2619LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2620LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2621LA 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Hogue, 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2622LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2623LA 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2624LA 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

  • 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
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  2626LA 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.