Landscape Architecture Major

Do you see yourself creating a paradise out of a basic outdoor space? Landscape Architecture is exactly the place to start.

At a glance

Studying Landscape Architecture is an adventure in nature and science. You’ll study design as accomplished landscape architects see it: shaping spaces as well as planning and preserving them. Throughout the program you’ll explore the relationship between design, nature, and society, as well as the impact of humans on the environment … then you’ll come out ready for a career with an office under the open skies.  

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofCollege of Agricultural Sciences
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

You can expect to find jobs with organizations and individual businesses, ranging from real estate firms starting new projects, cities constructing airports or parks, to homeowners desiring garden designs. Landscape architects are employed by government agencies doing site design for buildings, parks, and other public assets. Others are involved in park and recreation planning in national parks and forests, and restoration of environmentally damaged landscapes. Participation in internships and cooperative education opportunities is highly recommended to enhance practical training and development. 

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