Landscape Architecture (Bachelor) (12LARB)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
D 100 Design Thinking I 2 D 101 Design Thinking II 2
D 102 Design Culture & Context I 3 D 103 Design Culture & Context II 3
D 104 First Year Studio I 4 D 105 First Year Studio II 4
ENG 101  Academic Writing & Research H 4 GEP Mathematical Sciences A 3
GEP Mathematical Sciences A 3 HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
Communication (Writing and Speaking) Elective3 3
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LAR 200 Landscape Arch. Intro Studio 6 LAR 400 Landscape Architecture Studio 6
EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics D 3 MEA 101 Geology 1B 3
GEP  Humanities C 3 MEA 110 Geology 1 Lab B 1
PB 360 Introduction to Ecology B 3 LAR 211 Digital Media for Landscape Architecture 3
PB 365 Ecology Lab B 1 GEP Humanities C 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Swing Studio2 6 LAR 430 Site Planning 3
LAR 444 History of Landscape Architecture 3 LAR 221 Intro to Envir. and Behavior for Designers 3
LAR 210 Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture 3 Free Elective 2
Advised Elective1 3 GEP  Social Sciences D 3
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 MEA 150 Environmental Issues in Water Resources 4
16 15

Senior Year –International Experience5

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LAR 500 Landscape Design Studio 6 LAR 465/565 Intl. Landscape
Architecture Studio5
6
LAR 457 Landscape Construction
Materials, Methods, and Documentation
3 Free Electives4 9
LAR 433 Native Plants 3
Free Elective4 3
15 15

Fifth Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LAR 503 Construction Studio 6 LAR 505 Landscape Arch Final Project Studio 6
GEP Additional Breadth (MA/SCI)F 3 Advised Elective1 3
Advised Elective1 3 Free Electives4 6
Free Elective4 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K,5: 155
 Major/Program Footnotes

  1. Advised electives: LAR 582, Special Topics; other LAR elective courses.
  2. Swing Studio: LAR 500; ADN:400, 460, 470, 480; ARC: 400; GD 201; ID 400.
  3. Public Speaking: COM 110, COM 211.
  4. A maximum of 12 hours may be taken for credit only (S/U).
  5. The Fall or Spring semester of the fourth year may be taken at the Prague Institute or some other approved international program to fulfill the department’s International Experience requirement. In addition, a summer international studio may also fulfill this requirement. Consult with your advisor.

 *General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  MEA 101, MEA 110, PB 360, PB 365
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  EC 205
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Satisfied by courses taken as part of the major requirements.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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