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Landscape Architecture

 

 

landscape architecture

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Environmental Planning & Design

·       Landscape Contracting

·       Landscape Horticulture & Design

·       Landscape Management

·       Landscape Nursery & Greenhouse Management

·       Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape Management

·       Residential Landscape Design & Construction

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelors’ Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Landscape architecture programs allow students to learn about designing landscape with trees, plants, structures or other elements.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: History of Landscaping, Design, Theory and Practice, Geography, Culture and Community, Space making, Landform and Grading Studio, Building and Materials, Sustainable Strategies, Mathematics, Digital Design, Plants, Environmental Law, Urban Design, Remote Sensing, Mapping/GIS, Construction, Irrigation

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Ornamental Horticulture

·       Landscape Management

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Athletic Turf Manager

·       Horticulturalist

·       Irrigation Specialist

·       Landscape Technician

·       Landscape Designer

·       Post-Secondary Educator College/ University Professor

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications available

·       Apprenticeship

·       Internship or work experience related to landscaping

·       Study abroad