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LA 10110 - Survey Of Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 2.00. An overview of landscape architecture, this course provides students with their first introduction to the knowledge areas, skills, and abilities that form the foundation of the landscape architecture profession. The course offers a preview of the discipline for pre-landscape architecture and horticulture students while also providing general information for students across campus who have an interest in becoming familiar with landscape architecture. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Define landscape architecture and the scope of projects and design services offered by LAs. 2. Apply an understanding of natural, social and behavior sciences in making judgments about landscape spaces. 3. Describe different types of landscape architectural practices, and a representative range of professional landscape architectural projects. 4. Communicate using the vocabulary of landscape architectural design processes, materials and construction practices, and professional practice.


LA 10600 - Accelerated Foundations Studio
Credit Hours: 6.00. Conceptualizing, recording, and presenting site design ideas through problem solving projects. Introduction to design and to presentation techniques fundamental to landscape architecture. Short projects give students exposure to a variety of design topics and presentation materials (pencil, ink, pastel, paper and board) and freehand lettering through two- and three-dimensional creative projects. Materials used are purchased by the student. Typically offered Summer.
0.000 OR 6.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate/understand fundamental tools and processes of design: spatial organizations and relationships, analytical tools and ordering principles. 2. Demonstrate/understand basic critical thinking, and a foundation of literacy in design and environmental ideas. 3. Demonstrate/understand investigations and processes that lead to the formation of design concepts, and their realization as objects, plans and places. 4. Demonstrate/understand effective use of basic communication methods and the tools used in their making: diagrams, drawing, lettering, model making, speaking and writing. 5. Demonstrate/understand roles, contributions and responsibilities of Landscape Architecture to society and to environmental health. 6. Demonstrate/understand how to be a design student: time/task management, learning and functioning in a studio environment, working independently and as a team member.


LA 11600 - Graphic Communication In Design I
Credit Hours: 3.00. A foundational course that covers a broad spectrum of hand-graphic communication techniques fundamental to landscape design including hand-drafting, sketching, architectural lettering, conceptual graphics, illustrative rendering, technical drawing, and drawing to scale. A series of short studio exercises will foster three-dimensional thinking and associated drawing methods. Materials used are purchased by the student.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop graphic ability to clearly describe design ideas, concepts and proposals. 2. Develop an awareness of the range of graphic representations, techniques and methods available to the designer. 3. Develop a working vocabulary for graphic communication in landscape design. 4. Foster the value of CRAFTSMANSHIP and PROFESSIONALISM in the preparation of graphics.


LA 11700 - Graphic Communication In Design II
Credit Hours: 3.00. A course in graphic communication theory focusing on digital skills and processes. Project based instruction will be used to simulate design office procedures through 2D and 3D exercises using raster and vector software.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Prepare students for internship and professional practice through office-ready digital workflows. 2. Develop and refine a personal graphic style along with a critical "designer's eye" through formal presentation and discussion. 3. Analyze a problem and determine the best tool(s) for the task while pursuing graphic innovation by knowing the "why" and "how" of digital tools.


LA 16100 - Land And Society
Credit Hours: 1.00. An introduction to human interaction with the landscape with emphasis on the science of ecology and the technological advancements that form the response to contemporary social and environmental issues. Specific topics include: shifting cultural views of nature, climate change, land development patterns, green infrastructure and building technologies, and the role of design in shaping responses. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe social and cultural views of nature and land leading to the shape of American settlement patterns, cities, rural areas, and suburbs. 2. Define the four ecological systems and describe the interrelationship of their components. 3. Describe the human response to these four ecological systems in settlement patterns. 4. Apply an understanding of ecological sciences in making judgments about landscapes and their relationship to the cultures who created them. 5. Evaluate the impact of climate change on U.S. landscapes and describe the design response to these present and future changes. 6. Describe the impact of technological changes in measuring and recording land on the cultural understanding of natural and built systems. 7. Apply the understanding of complex interrelationships of ecological sciences to make judgements on the potential of green infrastructure technologies to make beneficial changes.


LA 16600 - History And Theory Of Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 3.00. A study of the historic evolution of landscape architecture to the status of a recognized profession. The course covers the social, economic, political, climatic, and other factors that have influenced the development of design styles and theories. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 21600 - Landscape Architectural Design I
Credit Hours: 3.00. Landscape architectural site design, an introduction into processes and products. Building on the introduction to graphics in L A 116 this is an introduction to the processes and production of site design and development drawings. Recording, conceptualizing and presenting site design ideas through problem solving projects. Emphasis on hand and computer drafting and drawing skills to communicate design ideas. Permission of department required. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 22600 - Landscape Architectural Design II
Credit Hours: 4.00. Methods, principles and the process of designing in the built environment. Basic principles of site organization and composition are presented and applied in a series of exercises and studio projects. Role of the design process is reinforced both as a problem-solving tool and as a means of creativity and ideation. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 22700 - Planting I: Creating Ecologically Connected Landscapes
Credit Hours: 3.00. Review of design principles as related to plant design characteristics; design implications of plant responses to environment; review of landscape plants in fall. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge of plant requirements and characteristics to the design of landscape spaces using plants and plant communities as the primary design material. 2. Construct appropriate plant palettes using both native and horticultural plants to build a cohesive sense of place, including a palette that is regionally appropriate to the Midwest. 3. Explore alternative solutions and use personal judgments to select plant combinations for technical, functional, and aesthetic uses in the landscape. 4. Distinguish the differences in garden styles and know the characteristics of each style. 5. Create a planting plan and schedule, incorporating appropriate nursery standards, and understand how these elements are part of the necessary construction documents for site construction. 6. Apply design process (site, inventory, analysis, concept, schematic, and master plan) to planting design.


LA 24600 - Site Systems I
Credit Hours: 4.00. Properties of hardscape materials, their methods of detailing and specification. Introduction to masonry, wood and site furnishings. Design of pavements, walls, steps, ramps and other common site elements. Standards and methods of detailing and notation are presented in small-format exercises. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 27500 - Honors Course - Lower Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to first- and second-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Honors, Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits

Learning Outcomes: 1. Have critical thinking. 2. Have communication. 3. Have cultural understanding. 4. Know civic responsibilities. 5. Have professional preparation. 6. Know scientific principles. 7. Know social science principles. 8. Able to teamwork.


LA 29199 - Cooperative Experience I
Credit Hours: 0.00. Professional experience in landscape architecture. Program coordinated by school with cooperation of participating employers. Students submit summary report and company evaluation. Professional Practice students only. Permission of department required.
0.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge to identifying and solving problems in the professional context. 2. Advance skills related to professional preparation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. 3. Increase understanding of the profession and practice, basic industry principles, and principles and practice of ethical responsibility in professional work.


LA 29299 - Cooperative Experience II
Credit Hours: 0.00. Professional experience in landscape architecture. Program coordinated by school with cooperation of participating employers. Students submit summary report and company evaluation. Professional Practice students only. Permission of department required.
0.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge to identifying and solving problems in the professional context. 2. Advance skills related to professional preparation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. 3. Increase understanding of the profession and practice, basic industry principles, and principles and practice of ethical responsibility in professional work.


LA 30900 - Co-Op Preparation
Credit Hours: 1.00. The material presented in this course consists of a broad overview of the employment opportunities in the professional practice of landscape architecture and the ways to secure an internship. It provides the student with information about career choices in landscape architecture and an appropriate knowledge base with which to make informed internship choices. Students prepare written and graphic documents for seeking employment. Students prepare for interviews and communications leading to employment as an intern in landscape architecture. Course meets during weeks 1-8. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Prepare and critique application materials in pursuit of gaining a co-op internship. 2. Practice interview skills and research firms available for co-op internships.


LA 31600 - Landscape Architectural Design III
Credit Hours: 4.00. Design theory and meaning in landscape architecture. Past, current and emerging design theories are investigated via lectures, research assignments and studio projects. Projects gain in size, complexity and depth of meaning. Emphasis on the role theory plays both as a stabilizing force and as a catalyst for change. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 32500 - Planting II: Ecological Landscape Performance
Credit Hours: 3.00.  Study of plants and their integration with other site features (e.g., water, landform) to increase sustainability. Plants will not only be studied for their aesthetic and spatial uses in the landscape, but also their ecological functions and temporal dynamics. The relationship of plants to site planning, ecosystems, and human use will be explored. Various scales, sustainable practices, and landscape performance will be considered. Class trip may be required. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. 
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop an understanding of the relationship between plants and ecological systems and processes, and their relevance to sustainable design. 2. Have a clear understanding of the concept and measurement techniques of landscape performance and related ecological principles 3.  Select suitable plant material and create effective compositions appropriate for a variety of site conditions and achieve different ecological objectives 4. Demonstrate an awareness of sustainable landscape plants utilization constraints and complexities, in aspects of aesthetics, cultural and social, ecological, and economic. 5. Incorporate multiple spatial scales thinking and be able to apply that into design and planning processes.


LA 32600 - Landscape Architectural Design IV
Credit Hours: 4.00. Community planning and design. Past, current and emerging planning theories are investigated via lectures, research assignments and studio projects. The interrelationship of land use, circulation, and open space are explored using environmental and sustainable principles within a framework of traditional neighborhood design. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 34600 - Site Systems II
Credit Hours: 3.00. Earthwork, grading, surface drainage and storm water management. Properties of contour lines and topographic representation. Standards for grading practices, notation and nomenclature. Methods for calculating volumes of cut and fill. Methodology for horizontal and vertical alignment of roads and trails.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 35600 - Site Systems III
Credit Hours: 4.00. Methods and standards of construction documentation using current technology. Preparation and packaging of site-related technical drawings and bid packages. Methods for site layout and dimensioning. Organization and composition of planting plans, plant lists, grading plans, lighting plans, and associated detail sheets. Standards and sequence of site-related specification documents. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Dept Credit, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 39000 - Professional Cooperative Programs In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 0.00. Supervised work experiences in landscape architectural offices and in the landscape construction or maintenance industry. Programs must be preplanned and conducted under the direction of the cooperative educational coordinator in cooperation with an employer. Students must submit a summary report of the work experience. Consent of cooperative program coordinator required. Department permission required. Additionally, student must have a C- or better average in all LA courses taken to date. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


LA 39399 - Cooperative Experience III
Credit Hours: 0.00. Professional experience in landscape architecture. Program coordinated by school with cooperation of participating employers. Students submit summary report and company evaluation. Professional Practice students only. Permission of department required.
0.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge to identifying and solving problems in the professional context. 2. Advance skills related to professional preparation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. 3. Increase understanding of the profession and practice, basic industry principles, and principles and practice of ethical responsibility in professional work.


LA 39499 - Extensive Cooperative Experience IV
Credit Hours: 0.00. Professional experience in landscape architecture. Program coordinated by school with cooperation of participating employers. Students submit summary report and company evaluation. Professional Practice students only. Permission of department required.
0.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge to identifying and solving problems in the professional context. 2. Advance skills related to professional preparation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. 3. Increase understanding of the profession and practice, basic industry principles, and principles and practice of ethical responsibility in professional work.


LA 39599 - Extensive Cooperative Experience V
Credit Hours: 0.00. Professional experience in landscape architecture. Program coordinated by school with cooperation of participating employers. Students submit summary report and company evaluation. Professional Practice students only. Permission of department required.
0.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Coop, Full-Time Privileges, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply knowledge to identifying and solving problems in the professional context. 2. Advance skills related to professional preparation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. 3. Increase understanding of the profession and practice, basic industry principles, and principles and practice of ethical responsibility in professional work.


LA 40000 - Landscape Architecture Study Abroad
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 24 credits


LA 41600 - Landscape Architectural Design V
Credit Hours: 4.00. An intensive design studio focusing on urban issues, including environmental, social, and economic approaches to the built environment. Exploration of development history, regulatory structures, local and regional demographics, economies, and environmental systems will be expressed through detailed design proposals, case study, and presentation critiques. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Explore spatial, social, and economic issues of design in an urban context. 2. Create design proposals dealing with urban populations and systems including urban ecology and demographics. 3. Analyze existing built works and design theories for lessons learned to inform innovative design solutions.


LA 42600 - Capstone Course In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 4.00. This course will focus on the integration and application of accumulated knowledge of landscape architecture from the student's previous coursework and internship experience. Students will be challenged to identify and solve problems in community-based projects. The students will also communicate, through reports and presentations, their results and plan to community audiences, faculty, and other students. Students will also do directed readings and then discuss topics related to the current and future practices of landscape architecture and environmental design.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply a meaningful and exhaustive process of investigation along with analysis that codifies modeling and testing of design hypotheses and expression. 2. Address all critical issues in the development of the project including challenges and limitations. 3. Develop clear and precise concepts defining theoretical and practical solutions to project issues, including aesthetics; site/environmental factors; and behavioral, historic, contextual and technological elements during the process of design.


LA 45000 - In The English Landscape:Integrating History, Horticulture, and Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 3.00. Intensive four-weeks in residence in Corsham, UK with visits to significant sites to examine the intersections between human culture and the natural environment that results in the developed landscape. Offered in even-numbered years. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 47500 - Honors Course - Upper Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to third- and fourth-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Have critical thinking. 2. Have communication. 3. Have cultural understanding. 4. Know civic responsibilities. 5. Have professional preparation. 6. Know scientific principles. 7. Know social science principles. 8. Able to teamwork.


LA 47600 - Professional Practice Of Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 2.00. A study of the principles and practice of landscape architecture in private and public offices. The course covers project acquisition, office management, and project implementation procedures. Preparation of a professional compendium is required. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


LA 48100 - Special Topics In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. This variable-credit, special topics course will be used for rotating topics dealing with skills, knowledge, and experiences related to landscape architectural theory, expression, and practice. Non-Landscape Architecture students may gain enrollment with permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand and relate information about significant examples of landscape architecture in North America which illustrate key principles and concepts of physical design and the organization of space for functional and aesthetic purposes. 2. Demonstrate that important historical landscape design is the product of both the broad cultural context (social, political, economic, and philosophical trends) and, of environmental factors such as climate and topography.


LA 48200 - Contemporary Issues In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 2.00. Rotating topics that explore focused issues in landscape architecture theory and practice. Analysis and experience of contemporary issues, designs, and designers explored through presentation, discussion, critique, and practice of thematic content. Non-Landscape Architecture students may gain enrollment with permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Analyze and evaluate focused topics in landscape architecture. 2. Understand and apply contemporary issues and theories in landscape architecture towards design studio, theory, and technology projects.


LA 49000 - Special Problems In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 6.00. Independent in-depth study and presentation of specific research or design problems selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Open only to advanced students. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette Continuing Ed
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


LA 49900 - Thesis Research
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 6.00. For students doing individualized research on landscape architecture; report required. Arrange with academic advisor and honors research advisor before registering. Admission to the honors program required. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


LA 50100 - Research Methods For Design Applications
Credit Hours: 1.00. The growing need for understanding the role of individuals, communities, and society in shaping the natural environment has led to a greater emphasis on landscape architectural research and the need to provide training in the research methods to support these efforts. It is an exciting time to enter this arena as landscape architects are collaborating with natural and social scientist to achieve better conservation outcomes, promote sustainable behaviors, and increase awareness and understanding of the complex environmental challenges facing our society. Non-Landscape Architecture students may gain enrollment with permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the need for social science research in landscape architecture practice and how this informs design theory development. 2. Model conceptually the relationship between social and ecological variables and understand the types of research methods available to explore these relationships. 3. Learn how to access demographic information about communities and user groups. 4. Develop a basic understanding of analysis tools and techniques, such as the use of GIS applications, Microsoft Excel, and SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) to conduct analysis of quantitative data. 5. Understand the common phases of developing theory-driven research and systems design evaluation.


LA 58100 - Special Topics In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Rotating topics dealing with skills, knowledge, and experiences related to landscape architectural theory, expression, and practice. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Learning outcomes vary due to nature of special topics course.


LA 58200 - Contemporary Issues - Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 2.00. Rotating topics that explore focused issues in landscape architecture theory and practice. Analysis and experience of contemporary issues, designs, and designers explored through presentation, discussion, critique, and practice of thematic content. Permission of instructor. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, Lecture, Presentation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Learning outcomes vary due to nature of special topics course.



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