May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Landscape Architecture (BLA)

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Program Educational Goals:

  1. Advocacy: Students will be able to articulate personal values and ethics, relate to evidence-based facts, and persuade and educate others in the practice of sustainable landscapes.
  2. Oral Communication: Students will be able to clearly convey information and ideas through speech to a variety of individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  3. Written Communication: Students will be able to develop and express ideas in writing in many genres and styles. This includes working with many different writing technologies, and mixing texts, data, and images.
  4. Design Skills: Students will be able to demonstrate thoughtful, creative, and imaginative learning to craft intentional and unique solutions to a problem using high-quality craftsmanship.
  5. Clarity of Concept: Students will be able to articulate big ideas in simple terms through various stages of design from start to finish and describe the process that stimulated the idea. The overall concept is recognizable in multiple iterations of design through process.
  6. Creative Problem Solving Outcome: Students will be able to use divergence and convergence in each step of the creative problem-solving process including locating a challenge or problem, gathering data, clarifying the problem, generating alternatives, recommending appropriate solutions and developing a plan of action for implementation.

University Requirements:

Major Requirements:

A minimum grade of C- is required for all LARC and PLSC courses used to satisfy requirements.

Oral Communication:

One of the following:


After required courses are completed, sufficient courses must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree. Only four credits of BHAN 120  activity or four credits of performing music credit may be counted toward the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 124

Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year

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