Graduation Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (550)

(Updated 6/2016)

For Continuing Students Matriculating Prior to Fall 2015 and Transfer Students Matriculating Prior to Fall 2016
Use these SEBS General Education Requirements Requirements


Major Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (550)
* Per L.A.'s Departmental Policy, with the exception of one 'D', students are required to earn a grade of 'C' or higher in all 550 courses applied to graduation. See your advisor for more information.


Please see Core Curriculum Requirements (SEBS) plus:

Requirement V1: Physical Science (also fills SEBS Physical Science Requirement) 3 credits, 1 course
01:450:101 Earth Systems (3) or
01:460:100 Planet Earth (3) or
01:460:101 Introductory Geology (4)

Requirement V2: Quantitative Methods, 4 credits, 1 course
01:640:115 Pre-calculus College Math (4), or
01:640:111 Pre-calculus I and 01:640:112 Pre-calculus College Math II, or
01:640:135 or
01:640:139 or
01:640:151

Requirement V3 : Environmental Planning Sequence, 7 credits, 3 courses
11:573:231 Fundamentals of Environment Planning (3)
11:573:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3)
11:573:233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Lab (1)

Requirement V4 : Design Sequence, 33 credits, 7 courses
11:550:133 Architectural Design (3) or
11:550:438 Material Tectonics (3) (pre-requisite 11:550:350) or
11:550:442 Sustainable Technology (3)

DESIGN STUDIO SEQUENCE
11:550:231 Intro. to Environmental Design I Studio (5) Not open to first-year students.  Permission of Department.  Co-requisite: 11:550:237 Visualization I Drawing and Drafting
11:550:232 Intro. to Environmental Design II Studio (5), SPN, Prerequisite: 11:550:231 Intro. to Environmental Design I
11:550:331 Environmental Planning Studio (5), Prerequisites: 11:550:231 Intro. To Environmental Design 1 and 11:573:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics and 11:573:233 Geomatics Lab
11:550:332 Junior Praxis Studio (5) (Fulfills experienced-Based Education)  SPN, Pre-requisites: 11:550:231
11:550:431 Advanced Landscape Architecture Studio (5) SPN, Pre-requisites:  11:550:332 Junior Praxis Studio and 11:550:341 Construction II

11:550:432 Senior Praxis Studio (5) SPN,  Pre-requisite: 11:550:331, OR
550:333 Design Build Studio (5) Prerequisite: 11:550:231 Intro. To Site Design and 11:550:341 Construction II, OR
00:550:443 Study Abroad Studio (5) SPN

Requirement V5: Visualization Sequence, 9 credits, 3 courses
11:550:237 Visualization I Drawing and Drafting (3) 
11:550:337 Visualization II Digital Design & Presentation (3) Pre-requisite: 11:550:237 Visualization I
11:550:350 Visualization III CAD for Land. Arch. (3) Pre-requisite: 11:550:337 Visualization II

Requirement V6: Construction Sequence, 13 credits, 4 courses
11:550:241 Construction I Mapping and Engineering (4)
11:550:341 Construction II Materials & Engineering (4) Prerequisites: 11:550:241 Construction I and 01:640:115 Pre-calculus College Math or 01:640:111 Pre-calculus I and 01:640:112 Pre-calculus College Math II
11:550:441 Construction III: Implementation & Practice (4) Prerequisites: 11:550:341 Construction II Materials & Engineering
11:550:435 Professional Practice (1)

Requirement V7: Plants/Ecology Sequence, 14 credits, 4 courses-
11:550:233 Landscape Plants I (3)
11:550:340 Planting Design (4) Prerequisite: 11:550:233 Landscape Plants I and 11:550:231 Intro. to Env. Design I Studio

11:216:332 Plant Ecology Pre-requisite:11:119:103 Principles of Biology for special LA class sec., OR
11:216:351 Principles of Ecology (3) Prerequisites: 01:119:103 Principles of Biology or 01:119:102 or 01:119:116 (117 can be taken concurrently), OR
11:216:101 Introduction to Ecology & Evolution (3)

PLANTS/ECOLOGY ELECTIVE (3)
11:776:102 Soils and Society (3),
11:375:360 Soils and Water (3),
11:550:234 Landscape Plants II (3)
11:550:235 Herbaceous Plants (3),
11:550:238 Landscape Management and Maintenance (3),
11:704:403 Urban Forestry (3),
11:776:304 Turf grass Management (4),
11:776:202 Appl. Phys. of Horti. Crops (3),
11:776:439 Nursery Crop Production (3)

Requirement V8: History/Theory Sequence, 6 credits, 2 courses
11:550:301 Social and Cultural Aspects of Design (3)
11:550:330 History of Landscape Architecture (3)

Requirement V9 : Free Electives 8 Credits
___:___:_______   (3) 
___:___:_______   (3) 
___:___:_______   (2) 

List of Suggested Electives

11:550:101 Landscape Studies (3)
11:550:221 Intro Site Design (3)
11:550:240 Public Garden Management (3)
11:550:333 Design Build Studio (5)
11:550:371 Ag & the Landscape (3)
11:550:430 Adv. LA History (3)
11:550:450 Advanced CAD LA (3)
11:550:438 Material Tectonics (3)
11:550:442 Sustainable Landscape Technology (3)
00:550:443 Study Abroad Studio (5)
11:550:436 Landscape Enterprise (3)
11:550:439 Suburbia Transformed; Residential Design in the Age of Sustainability (3)
11:550:553 Theories of Landscape Architecture (3)
11:550:554 Post-Industrial Landscape Architecture (3)
11:573:202 Environmental Issues in the US (3)
11:573:409 NJ Planning Practice (3)
11:573:411 Environ. Planning Process (3)
11:573:413 Open Space Planning (3)
11:573:444 Watershed Management (3)
11:216:450 Landscape Ecology (3)
11:776:304 Turf grass Management (4)
11:776:202 Applied Phys. of Horticultural Crops (3)
11:776:439 Nursery Crop Production (3)

Other Electives might be found in the following areas of study: