Courses for a Degree in Landscape Architecture

A college degree in landscape architecture focuses on designing outdoor areas such as yards and parks.

For this major you’ll take lots of landscape architecture classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career as a landscape architect.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in landscape architecture:

Landscape Architecture Courses:

  • Principals for Landscape Architecture
  • Design Communications
  • Landscape Management
  • Planting Design Studio
  • Landscape Architecture Theory
  • Water Conservation Through Site Design
  • Project Management for Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Architecture Criticism
  • Urban Design Studio
  • Environmental Design and Planning

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology