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LA 10100 - Survey Of Landscape Architecture
Credit Hours: 3.00. A general overview of the profession of landscape architecture and a description of Purdue's landscape architecture program. This course will provide entering prelandscape architecture and landscape horticulture-design students a preview of the profession that they have chosen to pursue and will be a general information course for students across the campus who have an interest in becoming familiar with landscape architecture. Typically offered Fall.
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 11600 - Graphic Communication For Students Of Landscape Architects And Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to design and presentation techniques fundamental to landscape architecture. Short projects give students exposure to a variety of presentation materials (pencil, ink, pastel, watercolor and acrylic, paper and board) to freehand lettering, and to two- and three-dimensional illustrations. Materials used are purchased by the student. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

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


LA 11700 - Computer Technology In Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introductory course that covers the computer technology skills needed to communicate, create, and implement designs in the field of landscape architecture. The course will include current technology in the following areas: CAD, desktop publishing, image processing, GIS, spread sheet, file transfer protocol, scanning, printing and file management. Permission of department required. Typically offered Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

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


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 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, 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


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, 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


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 Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

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:
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, 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 25000 - Architectural Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. The course will focus on the language of architecture, from classical periods to current practices and explore the application of traditional systems of proportion and geometry. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 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 Objectives: 1. Develop and maintain knowledge of successful design principles essential to the practice of the related design profession of architecture. 2. Familiarize the student with the language of architecture from the classical periods to current practices. 3. Develop the student's knowledge of past and current architects who are recognized as significant contributors to the design legacy and current practices of architecture.


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 Objectives: 1. Critical thinking. 2. Communication. 3. Cultural understanding. 4. Civic responsibilities. 5. Professional preparation. 6. Scientific principles. 7. Social science principles. 8. 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 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 31600 - Landscape Architectural Design III
Credit Hours: 5.00. 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 5.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, 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 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, 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 32600 - Landscape Architectural Design IV
Credit Hours: 5.00. 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 5.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture
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, 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 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, Lecture
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, 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 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, Lecture
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 Objectives: 1. Critical thinking. 2. Communication. 3. Cultural understanding. 4. Civic responsibilities. 5. Professional preparation. 6. Scientific principles. 7. Social science principles. 8. 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 Continuing Ed
      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 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

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 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



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