First professional degree, three-year curriculum
This curriculum engages students with no landscape architecture or related background. Students with some related background may need fewer LAND courses to complete the degree program.
Second professional degree, two-year curriculum
This curriculum engages students with an accredited undergraduate landscape architecture degree.
LAND 610_Topics in Garden Design Studio; Garden Design theories, methods, and operations.
LAND 620_Topics in Park Design Studio; Ideas, values, and processes of landscape form applied to interactions of natural and cultural systems for park and recreation applications.
LAND 630_Topics in Urban Design Studio; History and application of urban design principles, practices, and policies.
LAND 640_Major Landscape Change Studio; Addresses social and ecological resilience of large-scale landscapes through theory and application.
LAND 670_Landscape Architecture Studio Option; Ideas, values, and processes of landscape architecture studio practice.
LAND 698_Research; Guided research experience in landscape architecture.
LAND 510_Virtual Design Methods; Exploration and application of advanced computing technology and methods for analyzing and organizing natural and cultural landscapes.
LAND 520_Geographic Information Systems; Theories and applications of geographic information systems in spatial analysis and land planning.
LAND 449_Professional Practice; Theory and skills of landscape architectural professional practice including functional, human, business, legal, and political aspects.
LAND 392_Seminar-Designed Landscapes-Theory and Criticism; Readings, discussions, and writing in landscape architectural design theory; critical analysis of the designed and constructed landscape.
LAND 365_Landscape Contract Drawing and Specifications; Construction details, design development, and construction documentation emphasizing implementation of design projects.
LAND 363_Advanced Landscape Site Engineering; Understanding and documenting the built environment with emphasis on construction and surveying as integral parts of design process.
LAND 361_Digital Methods; Landscape research, analysis, and design with AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.
LAND 360_Basic Landscape Design and Construction; Site programming analysis, design, and construction, including skill development in specifying earthwork, drainage, and vegetative composition.
LAND 120_History of the Designed Landscape; Major monuments and spaces from ancient Middle East through classical antiquity, the Renaissance, and Western tradition.
For additional course information and focus course options, see the CSU Course Catalog.