Landscape Architecture, B.S.
The pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (B.S.L.A.) is your first step toward a career in landscape architecture.
What You’ll Learn
Students in the comprehensive B.S.L.A program focus on the general design principles, theory and technologies that enable the graduate of the program to successfully practice landscape design and be prepared for a number of related careers in the green industry. You will acquire excellent design skills and learn about:
- Overall principles of sustainable site design
- Landscape construction technologies and design process
- Sustainable planting and landscape design
- History and theory of landscape architecture
- Urban and community design
- Landscape architecture communication graphic and digital technologies
The B.S.L.A. program provides seamless entry into the professional M.L.A program, the degree required to practice as a licensed landscape architect. The B.S.L.A alone provides you with many other related career options in:
- Landscape design
- Landscape design build
- Community and urban planning
- Landscape construction
- Landscape history and theory
- Landscape and real estate development
- Planning and zoning
- CAD-based drafting and modeling
- GIS technology
Seamless Entry into the Master of Landscape Architecture
The four-year pre-professional B.S.L.A. program is uniquely designed to provide seamless entry into the Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A) professional degree. During your fourth year in the pre-professional program, you may also qualify for graduate status, allowing you to begin working toward your M.L.A. while you simultaneously complete your B.S.L.A. degree.