About the Department


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Department of Landscape Architecture, in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
93 Lipman Drive, Blake Hall 113
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
Phone: 848-932-9317
Fax: 732-932-1940
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The Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is situated within the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. We are physically located on Rutgers' historic Cook Campus.

Our Landscape Architecture program offers a four-year undergraduate professional design curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. We also offer a graduate level professional Landscape Architecture Degree. These professional programs are nationally accredited by the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Course offerings cover a diverse range of subjects including site planning and design, design implementation and construction, CAD design, graphic communication, history, horticulture, plant ecology, social factors in design, and architecture.

Our Mission Statement and Goals & Objectives provide additional information about the educational philosophy and objectives of the Landscape Architecture program. For the sequencing and description of courses see the Environmental Planning and Design Curriculum. (Note that the accredited Landscape Architecture curriculum is an option within Environmental Planning and Design.)

History of the LA Department


Department Secretary (Graduate application and enrollment, general information and events)
Gail McKenzie 
phone: 848-932-9311
email: Mckenzie@sebs.rutgers.edu

Department Chair
Laura J. Lawson
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
93 Lipman Drive
Blake Hall 112
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
phone: 848-932-9317
fax: 732-932-1940
email: ljlawson@sebs.rutgers.edu

Undergraduate Program Director, Landscape Architecture (curriculum, prospective student visits)
Holly Nelson, Assistant Professor of Practice.
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
93 Lipman Drive
Blake Hall 115
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
phone: 848-932-9313
fax: 732-932-1940
email: hgrace@rci.rutgers.edu

Undergraduate Program Director, Environmental Planning and Design  (curriculum, prospective student visits)
Frank Gallagher, Assistant Professor of Practice.
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
80 Nichol Ave, Room 208
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
gallagher@sebs.rutgers.edu

Graduate Program Director, Landscape Architecture
Wolfram Hoefer, Dr.-Ing.
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
93 Lipman Drive
Blake Hall 115
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
phone: 848-932-9313
fax: 732-932-1940
email: whoefer@sebs.rutgers.edu

Systems Administration
M. Knowlton
phone: 848-932-8487
fax: 732-932-1940
email: Go to search.rutgers.edu