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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. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 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:
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. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Laboratory Preparation, 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. 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 15000 - Preservation Issues
Credit Hours: 1.00. An introduction to the preservation movement in the United States, focusing on the chronology of developments and organizational structure of the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors at the federal, state, and local levels. Course meets during weeks 1-5. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 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 15100 - Building Preservation
Credit Hours: 1.00. Identification of architectural styles, the language of preservation, preparation of a national register application, tax credits and tax incentives for historic preservation will be covered. The student is to develop a working knowledge of the Secretary of Interior Historic Preservation Guidelines. Course meets during weeks 6-10. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 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 15200 - Community Preservation
Credit Hours: 1.00. Downtown revitalization using historic preservation as an economic development strategy will be presented. The unit focuses on the roles of the National Main Street Center, Indiana Main Street Center, federal, state, and local legislative initiatives and local historic districts, guidelines, and local historic review boards. Course meets during weeks 11-15. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 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 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 17600 - Urbanization And Change In The Midwest Landscape
Credit Hours: 2.00. This course traces the evolution and meaning of the human-made midwest environment from the retreat of the Wisconsin glacier to the present. The course intertwines economic, cultural, historical, political, technological, anthropological, and social data to develop a working model of change in the midwestern environment. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 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
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 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
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 22700 - Planting Design I
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

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 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

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 26600 - Frank Lloyd Wright
Credit Hours: 2.00. The course is an overview of the architecture, philosophy, and biographical background of one of America's foremost architects, Frank Lloyd Wright. The lectures explore his prolific output of architectural commissions along with his efforts at community planning, furniture design, textile design, and related arts. L A 266 provides a broad overview of American architecture through a survey of Wright's predecessors, mentors, peers, and his antagonists. The course includes two field trips, one to Oak Park, Illinois, the community featuring the largest number of built works by Wright, and to the John E. Christian residence, 'Samara' in West Lafayette. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 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 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 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

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


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

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 Design II
Credit Hours: 3.00. Study of plants as unique elements of landscape design. Plants will be studied for their aesthetic and functional uses in the landscape. Various scales of planting and design will be approached. Natural distribution and ecological considerations in planting design will be explored. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Typically offered Fall.
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 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
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 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. Typically offered Fall.
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
All Sections for this Course

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. 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 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: 5.00. Understand issues, develop concepts and implement ideas beginning with research and precedents in urban design, which is then applied to the planning and design of complex urban sites, and resolved through detailed site design. Urban design will focus on the relationship and interaction between development patterns and land uses; access circulation and parking; and open space. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 5.000 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 42600 - Capstone Course In Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 5.00. 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. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 5.000 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 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 48000 - Landscape Architecture Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. Exploration and discussion of current problems in the environmental design profession. Student presentation of selected landscape architectural problems. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 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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