What You'll Learn
Through classroom learning, design studios and hands-on community engagement, you will develop the creative and analytical skills needed in today’s rapidly changing global landscape. Our program offers you many unique opportunities such as:
- A comprehensive professional landscape architecture curriculum committed to the stewardship of the regional and global landscape and emphasizing the significance of people and place
- A student-centered professional learning experience
- A comprehensive foundation in art, design history and contemporary design theory
- A strong natural science foundation in biology, geology, ecology and soil ecosystems
- A selection of eight-week, half semester courses to allow you more flexibility in scheduling
- Opportunities for advanced GIS applications in regional and community planning.
- Opportunities to specialize and pursue minors and graduate level certificates in the natural sciences, humanities and the social sciences.
- Field trips to visit prominent firms and projects in the urban centers of the West, such as San Francisco, Seattle and Portland
- Study abroad and international experience programs
- Internships and professional landscape architecture mentoring
- Collaborative studios with art and design, architecture and bioregional planning students
- Personalized advising and academic mentoring
- A strong landscape architecture student professional association
Throughout your education, you’ll focus on critical professional skills and still have the opportunity to take advantage of the extensive professional and cultural diversity available at the University of Idaho. You’ll be enabled to participate in a number of elective programs to enhance your overall professional education and experience.