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) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1)3  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives (does not count for credit)1  
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 (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, and 5.1)  3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1  3
Year Total: 17 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
LARC 3413 History of Landscape Architecture I3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4:
GEOS 1113 Physical Geology (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lecture)3  
GEOS 1111L Physical Geology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = GEOL 1114 Lab)1  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
Fine Arts State Minimum Core Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)23  
Departmental Elective3  
Select one of the following (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2):   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 (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.2)  3
Humanities State Minimum Core Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)3  3
Select one of the following (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4):  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 Landscape Architecture Theory (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)3  
Professional Elective6  
Departmental Elective 3  
Free Elective2  
Professional Electives  6
Free Elective  3
Interdisciplinary Core Requirement  3
Year Total: 14 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120