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Course ID:LAND 1500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design and the Environment
Course
Description:
The built environment and its effects on natural systems. Focus is on the design of the built environment as an ongoing activity integrating ecological, social, and cultural values. Topics include land use patterns and policies, development and resource management, community design issues, and strategies for improving environmental integrity and quality of life.
Athena Title:Design and the Environment
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 1600. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Reading the Landscape
Course
Description:
Approaches to perceiving and interpreting the landscape. Topics include the landscape in art and literature, visual assessment techniques, use of maps, field sketching, and photography.
Athena Title:READ THE LANDSCAPE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2010. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio I
Course
Description:
The elements, principles, and processes of visual design as a foundation for landscape architecture. Emphasis is on the development of creativity and design skills through the application of theory and techniques in a series of two- and three-dimensional design projects.
Athena Title:Landscape Architecture Des I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2020. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Landscape Architecture Design Studio I, with continued emphasis on the development of creativity and design skills through the application of theory and techniques in a series of two- and three-dimensional design projects. Further exploration of the design process.
Athena Title:Landscape Arch Design II
Prerequisite:LAND 2010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2210. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Design Communication I
Course
Description:
Manual drafting and design drawing skills with an emphasis on the development of basic drafting convention and graphic presentation literacy.
Athena Title:Design Communication I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2220. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Design Communication II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Landscape Architecture Design Studio I, with continued emphasis on the development of creativity and design skills through the application of theory and techniques in a series of two- and three-dimensional design projects. Further exploration of the design process.
Athena Title:Design Communication II
Prerequisite:LAND 2210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2310. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Sustainability
Course
Description:
The range of natural processes and materials relevant to landscape architecture (e.g., climate, geomorphology, geology, hydrology, soils, and vegetation communities.) The relationship between these materials and natural processes. Exercises will include some conceptual manipulation of these materials.
Athena Title:Introduction to Sustainability
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2320. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Construction Processes and Materials
Course
Description:
The range of materials used in the built environment by landscape architects: metals, concrete masonry, glass, plastics, wood. Emphasis on understanding the properties of these materials and the implications for design.
Athena Title:Landscape Constr Process Mater
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2510. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Built Environment I: Landscape
Course
Description:
Landscape architecture from ancient times to the present. Emphasizes the relationship between landscape architecture and culture, aesthetics, and the environment.
Athena Title:History Built Environ I Landsc
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 2520. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Built Environment II: Architecture
Course
Description:
Architecture from ancient times to the present. Emphasizes the relationship between architecture and culture, aesthetics, and the environment.
Athena Title:History Built Environ II Lands
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3030. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio III
Course
Description:
Analysis of plant elements and form. Emphasis on plant function in the landscape composition. Basic problems in planting design of small scale areas with emphasis on orientation, arrangement, and human needs. Course will include one project that involves inventory and analysis.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio III
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 3030S
Prerequisite:LAND 2020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3030S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio III
Course
Description:
Analysis of plant elements and form. Emphasis on plant function in the landscape composition. Basic problems in planting design of small scale areas with emphasis on orientation, arrangement, and human needs. Course will include one project that involves inventory and analysis.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio III
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 3030
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 2020
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3040S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio IV
Course
Description:
The design of housing and mixed-use projects which focus on the issues of community and privacy at a variety of scales from single family dwellings to new towns.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio IV
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 3030 or LAND 3030S
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3040. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio IV
Course
Description:
The design of housing and mixed-use projects which focus on the issues of community and privacy at a variety of scales from single family dwellings to new towns.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio IV
Prerequisite:LAND 3030 or LAND 3030S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3330. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Engineering Processes and Materials
Course
Description:
The forming and building of landscapes with emphasis on the values of "sustainability." Includes introduction to landscape engineering: grading, drainage, and roadway alignment.
Athena Title:Landscape Engineering Process
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3340. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Landscape Engineering
Course
Description:
Applied grading, drainage, and road alignment.
Athena Title:Applied Landscape Engineering
Prerequisite:LAND 3330
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plants of the South
Course
Description:
Plant materials of the southern United States with an emphasis upon the ornamental attributes, cultural requirements and tolerances, historical origins, and ecological characteristics of plants used in landscape architecture. The course will cover both native and introduced species.
Athena Title:Plants of the South
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3420. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plants of Georgia
Course
Description:
A continuation of Plants of the South. Native and introduced species; including trees, shrubs, grasses, herbaceous annual and perennial plants, and commonly used indoor plants.
Athena Title:Plants of Georgia
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(LAND) 3450. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Design
Course
Description:
Use and selection of plants for environmental design.
Athena Title:RESI DESIGN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 3530. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Planning, Design, and Analysis
Course
Description:
Approaches to planning, design, and analysis techniques in landscape architecture. The relationship between applied theories and methods and the environmental, social, and cultural context of projects.
Athena Title:PLAN DESN & ANALYSI
Prerequisite:LAND 2020
Pre or Corequisite:LAND 3030
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4050/6050. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio V
Course
Description:
Master planning and site design at a variety of scales, with emphasis on the role of regional culture and ecosystems. Though the context for sites may be urban or rural, emphasis will be on inventory, analysis, and appropriate sustainable design practices.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio V
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4050S, LAND 6050S
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 3040 or LAND 3040S
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4050S/6050S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio V
Course
Description:
Master planning and site design at a variety of scales, with emphasis on the role of regional culture and ecosystems. Though the context for sites may be urban or rural, emphasis will be on inventory, analysis, and appropriate sustainable design practices.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio V
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4050
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 3040 or LAND 3040S
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6040
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4060S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio VI
Course
Description:
Urban design and architecture. Projects will be developed through master plan and site specific scales focusing on the relationship between landscape architecture, architecture, and urban design.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio VI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4060
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 4050 or LAND 4050S
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4060. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Design Studio VI
Course
Description:
Urban design and architecture. Projects will be developed through master plan and site specific scales focusing on the relationship between landscape architecture, architecture, and urban design.
Athena Title:Land Arch Design Studio VI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4060S
Prerequisite:LAND 4050 or LAND 4050S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4070/6070. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Garden Design in America
Course
Description:
Design traditions which have shaped American gardens over the past 200 years with emphasis on the twentieth century, and plants, uses, design forms, and environmental conditions through which these traditions have been expressed. Designing gardens informed by traditional models.
Athena Title:Garden Design in America
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4080S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Healthcare and Therapeutic Garden Design
Course
Description:
Physical, psychological, perceptual influences of garden design on health, healing, and wellness with emphasis on design in hospital, health care institutions, treatment centers, and childcare facilities.
Athena Title:Healthcare Therapeutic Gar Des
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4080/6080
Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4080/6080. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Healthcare and Therapeutic Garden Design
Course
Description:
Physical, psychological, perceptual influences of garden design on health, healing, and wellness with emphasis on design in hospital, health care institutions, treatment centers, and childcare facilities.
Athena Title:Therapeutic Garden Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4080S
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4090S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Architecture Design
Course
Description:
Major design determinants in architecture. Inquiry into structural, functional/programmatic, theoretical, and environmental issues will be focused on developing an understanding of the relationship between architecture and landscape.
Athena Title:Architecture Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4090/6090
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4090/6090. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Architectural Design
Course
Description:
Major design determinants in architecture. Inquiry into structural, functional/programmatic, theoretical, and environmental issues will be focused on developing an understanding of the relationship between architecture and landscape.
Athena Title:Architectural Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4090S
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4095. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sustainability in Design
Course
Description:
Students will develop a critical understanding of sustainability in design and will become familiar with various sustainable design practices and issues. Concepts and skills associated with resource self-sufficiency, to include performance of designed sites, impacts on the existing communities, and citizen participation.
Athena Title:Sustainability in Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4095S
Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4095S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sustainability in Design
Course
Description:
Students will develop a critical understanding of sustainability in design and will become familiar with various sustainable design practices and issues. Concepts and skills associated with resource self-sufficiency, to include performance of designed sites, impacts on the existing communities and citizen participation.
Athena Title:Sustainability in Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LAND 4095
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 4060 or LAND 4060S
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4120/6120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Designing Healthy Places
Course
Description:
The relationship between health and the designed environment. This course examines how design can promote wellness through encouraging active lifestyles, facilitating community cohesiveness and well being, and integrating nature into the built environment. Topics covered include parks and recreation facilities, greenways, access to healthy food choices, community gardens, schoolyard design, design for walkability and movement, health design inequities in economically challenged communities, design and mental health well-being, and other factors necessary to consider in designing healthy places.
Athena Title:Designing Healthy Places
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4250. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Portfolio Development
Course
Description:
Portfolio/resume preparation investigating graphic design principles as well as the use of current computer applications for design communication projects and professional stationery as they apply to landscape architecture.
Athena Title:PORTFOLIO DEVELPMNT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4350. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Soil and Stormwater Management for Landscape Architects
Course
Description:
Site design and construction have direct impacts upon the exposure of soils to erosion and the quantity and quality of stormwater runoff. Proper site design, the sizing and placement of stormwater components and systems, and the design of soil erosion and sediment control practices are addressed. NPDES standards are identified and practices described in the Georgia Stormwater Manual and the Manual for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia are applied.
Athena Title:Soil and Stormwater Management
Nontraditional Format:The four contact hours will be handled as both lecture and studio hours.
Prerequisite:LAND 3330 and LAND 3340
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4360. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Landscape Ecology
Course
Description:
The concept and functioning of ecosystems and how this understanding can be applied in environmental design. Review of adverse impacts that can result from failure to apply sound ecological principles. Exercises will include some conceptual manipulation of ecological processes and materials.
Athena Title:Applied Landscape Ecology
Prerequisite:LAND 2310
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4370. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Landscape Construction
Course
Description:
Detailing of architectural and planting elements in the landscape with an emphasis on appropriate detailing for sustainability and longevity in urban contexts.
Athena Title:Applied Landscape Construction
Prerequisite:LAND 2320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4370S. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Landscape Construction
Course
Description:
Detailing of architectural and planting elements in the landscape with an emphasis on appropriate detailing for sustainability and longevity in urban contexts.
Athena Title:Applied Landscape Construction
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:LAND 2320
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4380. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Implementation Documents
Course
Description:
Construction, engineering, and planting documents for implementing landscape architecture projects.
Athena Title:LA Implementation Documents
Prerequisite:LAND 4370 or LAND 4370S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4400/6400. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Communities of the Southeast
Course
Description:
The plant communities of the southeastern United States, with emphasis on botanical and aesthetic characteristics, factors affecting community composition, and community dynamics.
Athena Title:PLNT COMM SOUTHEAST
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4410/6410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Field Sketching and Watercolor
Course
Description:
Field instruction in the techniques of drawing and painting in the outdoors. Topics covered will include correct perspective drawing, value mapping, scale and proportion, interpreting color as value, and processes for watercolor painting, including color mixing and wash techniques for use as fine art or design presentation.
Athena Title:Field Sketching and Watercolor
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4440/6440. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Communities of the Cherokee Landscape
Course
Description:
A field study of the native plants of the Cherokee landscape and their historical and contemporary uses. The Cherokee landscape describes the region consisting of the eastern Cherokee Homeland, the route westward along the Trail of Tears, and the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.
Athena Title:PLNT COMM CHEROKEE
Nontraditional Format:This a 3-week intensive field study travel course that would meet at least 5 contact hours a day.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LAND 4360
Graduate Prerequisite:LAND 6320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(LAND) 4530/6530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Soils in Natural and Managed Ecosystems
Course
Description:
Nature and properties of soils and their influence on and response to ecosystem properties and function. Topics include soil morphological, physical, chemical, and biological properties; soil genesis; and soil fertility and plant nutrition. Anthropogenic influences on soil properties, function, and management in urban environments will be discussed.
Athena Title:SOILS IN ECOSYSTEMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CRSS(FANR) 3060-3060L
Prerequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or LAND 2320
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Landscape Architecture Theory
Course
Description:
Contemporary issues and theories in landscape architecture. Emphasis is on the relationship between theoretical approaches and built form.
Athena Title:Contemp Landscape Arch Theory
Prerequisite:LAND 4370
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4580/6580. 2 hours.
Course Title:Landscapes in Painting, Poetry, Literature, and Design
Course
Description:
The appreciation and understanding of nature, landscape, and garden in painting, poetry, and literature. Study of how changing attitudes to the environment affect aesthetic appreciation of landscape and are reflected in the design of gardens and the description of landscapes in art and literature.
Athena Title:LA IN ARTS & DESIGN
Prerequisite:LAND 1500 or EDES 6520
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4620/6620. 4 hours.
Course Title:Evolution of American Architecture
Course
Description:
History of American architecture from colonial times to World War II. Emphasis is on the development of both built form and the intellectual and social currents influencing that form.
Athena Title:EVOLUTN AMER ARCH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EDES 4620/6620
Prerequisite:(LAND 2510 and LAND 2520) or EDES 6510
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR(LAND) 4660/6660. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sustainable Building Design
Course
Description:
Design features and technologies contained in sustainable (green) building design and the process to create a green building to include commercial and residential construction. Topics include energy and water, construction materials, site work, indoor environmental quality, and how design practices fit into the overall picture of developing a more sustainable society.
Athena Title:SUST BLDG DESIGN
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Third-year student standing
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Internship
Course
Description:
Professional office experience under the supervision of licensed landscape architect or related practitioner.
Athena Title:Landscape Architecture Intern
Nontraditional Format:Internship conducted off-site in professional offices. A minimum of twelve weeks full-time supervised employment for three credits.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 4701. 6 hours.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Internship
Course
Description:
Professional office experience under the supervision of licensed landscape architect or related practitioner.
Athena Title:LA INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Internship conducted off-site in professional offices. A minimum of one-half of a semester full-time supervised employment for six credits.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 4702. 8 hours.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Internship
Course
Description:
Professional office experience under the supervision of licensed landscape architect or related practitioner.
Athena Title:LA INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Internship conducted off-site in professional offices. A minimum of one-half of a semester full-time supervised employment for eight credits.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 4710/6710. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Professional Practice
Course
Description:
The legal environment of business focusing on public and private law. Professional relations during project management, resolution of disputes, the court system, torts, real property/liens, contract law, specification writing, insurance bonds, business organizations, ethics, and professional registration.
Athena Title:Professional Practice
Prerequisite:Junior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4730/6730. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues and Practices in Sustainable Design
Course
Description:
The issues and practices used in contemporary green buildings, including the United States Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system. Prepares students to take the LEED accreditation exam, if they so choose, after the course is completed.
Athena Title:Issue Pract Sustainable Design
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4800/6800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Field Study in Contemporary Landscape Architecture
Course
Description:
Current and historic works and individuals in the fields of landscape architecture, architecture, historic preservation, and urban design in the United States. The class will visit significant projects, offices, national parks, and landmarks during a ten to fourteen-day trip to another region of the country.
Athena Title:Field Study in Contemporary LA
Nontraditional Format:Field study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4900. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Project
Course
Description:
A comprehensive design or research project in which the student is able to demonstrate the proficiency acquired in the professional program of study.
Athena Title:Senior Project
Prerequisite:LAND 4700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4900S. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Project
Course
Description:
A comprehensive design or research-based service-learning project in which the student is able to demonstrate the proficiency acquired in the professional program of study.
Athena Title:Senior Project
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the projects(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 50-75% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:LAND 4700
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4910/6910. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Project
Course
Description:
Special study or project under the direction of faculty.
Athena Title:INDEPENDENT PROJECT
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4910S/6910S. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Project
Course
Description:
Special study or project under the direction of faculty.
Athena Title:INDEPENDENT PROJECT
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4920/6920. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Study in Computer Application
Course
Description:
Supervised research into computer-generated visualizations as they may be applied in environmental design and land planning.
Athena Title:STUDY IN CMPT APPS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EDES 4920/6920
Undergraduate Prerequisite:EDES 3230 or LAND 6220
Graduate Prerequisite:EDES 3230 or LAND 6220
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Projects in Landscape Architecture (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIR PROJ IN L/A
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Projects in Landscape Architecture (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIR PROJ IN L/A
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Projects in Landscape Architecture (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIR PROJ IN L/A
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 4990H. 8 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Thesis in Landscape Architecture
Course
Description:
Individual research in major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6010. 5 hours. 1 hours lecture and 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Studio I - Foundations
Course
Description:
Introduction to the design process as well as to studio materials methods. Studio projects encompassing a variety of scales and levels of complexity will be assigned; but emphasis will be on exercises concerning the making of place relative to human scale and three-dimensional space.
Athena Title:LAND FOUNDATIONS I
Corequisite:EDES 6510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6020. 5 hours. 1 hours lecture and 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Site Applications
Course
Description:
The garden as the central image and metaphor in landscape architecture. Studio projects selected to explore the image and the metaphor in a variety of social and environmental contexts.
Athena Title:SITE APPLICATIONS
Prerequisite:LAND 6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6030. 5 hours. 2 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Nature and Sustainability
Course
Description:
Concepts of sustainable site design and their implications for landscape architecture, with particular emphasis on the issue of environmental suitability, provision of ecosystems services and geodesign. Projects selected to investigate alternative design scenarios in a variety of environments contexts and geographic scales.
Athena Title:NATURE SUSTAINABLTY
Corequisite:EDES 6530
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6040. 5 hours. 2 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Community and Place
Course
Description:
Design studio integrating landscape architecture, urban design and architecture to reinforce and build community space. Projects, readings and discussions investigate strategies of incorporating diverse human and cultural needs into the built environment. Projects selected to address contemporary societal concerns at a variety of scales and densities of habitation.
Athena Title:COMMUNITY AND PLACE
Corequisite:EDES 6540
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6210. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Representation and Communication I
Course
Description:
Drawing, computer graphics, and other methods of representing and communicating design ideas.
Athena Title:REPRESENTATION I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EDES 6210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6220. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Representation and Communication II
Course
Description:
Exploration of a variety of methods of representing and communicating design ideas.
Athena Title:REPRESENTATION II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EDES 6220
Prerequisite:LAND 6210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Portfolio Development
Course
Description:
We live in a world that is surrounded by graphic design. To be noticed, or to enhance our professional qualities, we need to have a printed, and now a digital presence. We have the tools; landscape architects are designers. The background utilized in designing landscapes will be used to guide us through creating a graphic identity for our work. Each student will go on a search for his or her own identity, and portray it in several graphic pieces to be developed throughout the semester.
Athena Title:PORTFOLIO DEVELOP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6310. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Ecology: Materials and Processes
Course
Description:
Landforms, geology, hydrology, soils, and biotic communities, with an examination of ecological concepts and their application at the landscape scale.
Athena Title:ECO MATLS & PROCESS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6320. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Communities
Course
Description:
The history and ecology of plants and related materials associated with architectural landscape design.
Athena Title:PLANT COMMUNITIES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6330. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Constructing Landscapes II
Course
Description:
Introduction to materials of landscape architectural construction; their physical characteristics; their effects on people, environment, and economy; their installation methods; their purposeful use in design; sources of information about them and their use; and their documentation in contract documents.
Athena Title:CONST LANDSCAPE II
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6340. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Constructing Landscapes I
Course
Description:
Applications of landscape construction and engineering through inquiry into their ability to implement values of community and place.
Athena Title:CONST LANDSCAPE I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6350. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Ecological Landscape Restoration
Course
Description:
Principles and techniques associated with the enhancement and restoration of degraded landscapes within an aesthetic framework. Case studies focus on stream and wetland systems in southeastern United States. Field trips allow participants to observe and critically analyze projects at the site scale.
Athena Title:ECO RESTORATION
Nontraditional Format:One credit for regular participation in weekly seminar. One additional credit for development and presentation of a team project.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary Landscape Design Theory
Course
Description:
Landscape design theory of the late 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Beginning with Olmsted's theories on social democracy and urban park design, will trace how architectural, artistic, social, and scientific theory, along with cultural ideas and values, have influenced our discipline, design, and built environment to present.
Athena Title:CONTMPRY LAN DESIGN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Landscape Architecture Internship
Course
Description:
Professional office experience under the supervision of licensed landscape architects or related practitioners.
Athena Title:LA INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Professional office experience under the supervision of licensed landscape architects or related practitioners. A minimum of two months full-time supervised employment for eight credits.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 6900. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Research Strategies
Course
Description:
Introduces research strategies for landscape architecture students and thesis as vehicle for documenting research in landscape planning, design, and management. Course will include an overview of state of research in the field and introduce tools of research used in landscape planning and management. Introduces methods of inquiry appropriate to discipline.
Athena Title:RESEARCH STRATEGIES
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 7050. 5 hours. 1 hours lecture and 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Studio - Engagement
Course
Description:
Concepts of environmental and community engagement with emphasis on potential of landscape architecture to act as liaison and operative framework. Projects selected to engage contemporary, critical issues in marginal locations at several scales, ranging from ecological urbanism to site and system-specific details.
Athena Title:LAND ENGAGEMENT
Corequisite:EDES 7550
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LAND 7300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Master's Thesis
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:LAND 7850. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Campus Planning and Design Studio
Course
Description:
An applied planning and design studio which examines the environmental, land use, economic, and political complexities of the appropriate development of a large tract of land as a significant addition to a comprehensive university campus.
Athena Title:CAMPUS PLAN STUDIO
Nontraditional Format:Experience in teaching undergraduate professional skills under the direction of a faculty mentor.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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