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Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (University Park only) (151 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2011 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Credits

Semester 2

Credits

LARCH 151 Intro to Visualization

3

LARCH 112 Intro to Design

3

LARCH 121S First Year Seminar

1

LARCH 060 History of Landscape Architecture

3

English 015 or 030* (GWS) Composition/Honors Composition

3

MATH 26 (or higher) Plane Trigonometry

3

GEOG 020  (GS; US; IL) Intro Human Geography or GEOG 030 (GS; IL) Sustainability

3

Art or Art/Arch History (GA)(IL)

3

BIOL 127 (GN) Intro to Plant Biology or 011 and 012 (GN) Intro to Biology

3

Soils 101 (GN) Intro to Soils AND [Earth 100 Env. Earth, GEOG 115 (GN) Landforms of the World, or GEOSC 010 (GN) National Parks]

3

Soils 101 (GN) Intro to Soils AND [Earth 100 Env. Earth, Geog 115 Landforms of the World, or GEOSC 010 (GN) National Parks]

 3

Total Credits:

16

Total Credits:

15

Semester 3

Credits

Semester 4

Credits

LARCH 211 Design and Theory I

4

LARCH 065 Built Environ. & Culture

3

LARCH 221 Seminar

1

LARCH 212 Design and Theory II

4

LARCH 241 Ecology

3

LARCH 222 Seminar

1

LARCH 251 Visualization I

3

LARCH 231 Intro to Design Implementation

3

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

LARCH 272 Regional Field Trip

1

English 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

3

Total Credits:

14

Total Credits:

15

Semester 5

Credits

Semester 6

Credits

LARCH 311 Design and Theory III

4

LARCH 312 Design and Theory IV

4

LARCH 321 Seminar

1

LARCH 322 Seminar

1

LARCH 331 Design Implementation I

3

LARCH 332 Design Implementation II

3

LARCH 341 Plants, People, Place

3

LARCH 361W Historic Issues

3

Humanities (GH) Geog 122 or Hist 21

3

Art/Arch History (GA)

3

Total Credits:

14

Total Credits:

14

Semester 7

Credits

Semester 8—STUDY ABROAD

Credits

LARCH 414 Design and Theory V

5

LARCH 499A Design and Theory Seminar

1

LARCH 431 Design Implementation III

3

LARCH 499B Design and Theory VI

5

LARCH 382 Prof. Practice

3

LARCH 499D Int’l. Special Topics (GA)

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

Elective

3

Foreign language (Recommended) or Elective

3

Total Credits:

17

Total Credits:

12

Semester 9

Credits

Semester 10

Credits

LARCH 414 Design and Theory V

5

LARCH 414 Design and Theory V

5

Elective (Dept. Recomm.)

3

LARCH 424 Seminar

3

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3

Humanities (GH)

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS) (GEOG 020, 030, 120, 130 or PHIL 10, 13, 118)

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

 Elective

3

Total Credits:

17

Total Credits:

17

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italics indicate courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes:

*Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

Change of Major Application:   A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and an essay submission to be evaluated.  Students will be admitted in the fall semester only.

Submission Requirements:  How to Apply