LAA 5331 Site Design Methodologies 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Learn, develop, and refine methodologies to effectively evaluate relevant natural, social, and cultural characteristics of a site and its context as an integral part of the planning and design process.

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LAA 6231 Landscape Architecture Theory 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores theories pertinent to the practice and study of landscape architecture. Aesthetic and cultural principles and values and related ecological aspects. Designated core course.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. ;

Corequisite: LAA 6656C.

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LAA 6322 Project Management for Landscape Architects 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course is designed to prepare students for professional practice and to provide an understanding of the business of landscape architecture in private and public arenas, and of the basic concepts in leadership and organizational management.

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LAA 6342 Landscape Architecture Criticism 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Case studies and readings of theories, models, and processes applicable to landscape architectural planning and design. Emphasizes the issues of perception, preference, and other user concerns. Designated core course.

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LAA 6382 Ecological and Environmental Policy 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey of major environmental policy and law with particular reference to Florida case studies. Designated core course.

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LAA 6525L Advanced Landscape Construction Design 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Development of current communication and production techniques related to professional landscape architectural construction documentation.

LAA 6656C Advanced Landscape Architectural Design 1-6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Complex project design. Emphasizes user issues, ecological concerns, and regional and cultural issues; and determination of form for sustainable environments.

LAA 6713 Cultural Landscapes 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores the intersection of human and cultural systems as expressed in physical form, with multi-disciplinary explorations of why a landscape looks the way it does, what landscapes "mean", and how they are active agents/indicators in ongoing changes in cultural products, built environments, and society.

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LAA 6905 Directed Study 1-3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Directed Study

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LAA 6931 Water Conservation through Site Design and Green Roofs 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Exploration of the impacts of development on the natural systems of a site, particularly water resources. Mitigation of these impacts through sustainable site planning and design methodologies.

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LAA 6935 Gardens of the World 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores the garden as a complex expression of human relationships with each other and the larger environment, both physical and cultural.

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LAA 6941 Supervised Internship 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Work is to be supervised by a registered landscape architect. Internship is to be accomplished in summer between first and second years or second and third years. Students, after completion, register in the next fall term for credit.

Prerequisite: required for all students who do not document a landscape architectural experience.

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LAA 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 2-6 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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LAA 6979 Terminal Project 1-6 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

This option, in lieu of thesis, is available for a design project that because of magnitude or design complexity does not adapt to thesis format.

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