Don Burger, Assistant Professor
School of Design
Horticulture and Forestry 102A
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Landscape Architecture is the art of design, planning, and management of outdoor spaces for human use and habitation. Cultural and scientific knowledge are applied to the use and arrangement of natural and man-made elements with concern for resource conservation, stewardship, and the environment. Graduates work in a wide variety of areas in the landscape industry, as designers and planners in public and private practice, and as environmental designers and managers.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates from the Landscape Architecture program shall be able to:
- demonstrate critical thinking skills and the ability to explore ideas and synthesize information both independently and as a part of a design team.
- integrate social, cultural, ecological and technical factors in solving design and planning problems in a variety of rural and urban contexts.
- demonstrate advanced communication skills in graphic, written, and verbal formats.
- demonstrate an understanding of materials and their thoughtful use in the design process.
Landscape Architecture students must maintain at least a major GPA of 2.6 and an overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the duration of the program. A grade of a “C” or better is required in all ART, ARTE, ARTH,GDES, DSGN, LA, ARCH, ID and technical elective course requirements.
Accreditation, Certification, and Licensure
Students seeking Certification and Licensure should contact their advisor and refer to https://www.clarb.org/Pages/default.aspx.
Course Delivery Format
The program provides coursework through hands-on and face-to-face learning in lecture, studio, and field-based settings.