Landscape Architectural Studies B.S.
Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architectural Studies should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
LARC 1315 Fundamental Design Skills5  
ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I: Foundations in Technology2  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
Social Science Requirement3  
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives (does not count for credit)0  
LARC 1325 Fundamental Design Methodology  5
ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II: Foundations in History  2
LARC 1003 Basic Course in the Arts: The American Landscape  3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Social Science Requirement  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
LARC 3413 History of Landscape Architecture I3  
GEOS 1113 General Geology (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lecture)3  
GEOS 1111L General Geology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lab)1  
Social Science Requirement3  
Fine Arts Requirement3  
Departmental Elective3  
Select one of the following:   3
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113)
HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123)
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
LARC 4413 History of Landscape Architecture II  3
Humanities Core Requirement  3
Select one of the following:  4
BIOL 1613 Plant Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1034 Lecture)
BIOL 1611L Plant Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1034 Lab)
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
Departmental Elective  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
Departmental Elective4  
Professional Elective4  
Free Elective6  
Interdisciplinary Core Requirement  3
Professional Elective  6
Departmental Elective  3
Free Elective  3
Year Total: 14 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
LARC 4033 Theory3  
Professional Elective6  
Departmental Elective 3  
Free Elective3  
Professional Electives  6
Free Elective  3
Interdisciplinary Core Requirement  3
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120