Landscape Architecture - Three Year Program Requirements

Requirements - 3 Year Program

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3YR Landscape Architecture Program Requirements (62 credits**)

Studio Courses (25 credits)

NRE 587 a (2)(f) Place and Environment
NRE 587 b (2)(f) Making Place
NRE 590 a (2)(f) Principles of Eco Design
NRE 590 b (2)(f) Ecological Site Design Design
NRE 687 (4)* Landscape Planning and Analysis
NRE 688 (4) Site Planning and Design
NRE 691 (3) Planting Design
NRE 501.022(2) Urban Design
NRE 787 (2+2) Metropolitan Dynamics

Visualization and Graphics Courses (7 credits)

NRE 585 (1 )(f) CAD
NRE 586 (2)(f) Visualizing the Environment
NRE 531 (4)* Principles ofGIS
Other

Landscape Technologies (10 credits)

NRE 588 (4)(f) Site Engineering
NRE 591 (3)(f) Materials & Methods
Arch 583 (3) Professional Practice

Landscape History and Theory (3 credits} with additional suggested elecctive

NRE 503 (3) History & Theory of Landscape Design H & T Elective

Open Electives

Cognate (4 credits outside SNRE; can be double counted with other degree requirements)

SNRE Requirements (17-18 credits)

Ecological Processes (take one)

NRE 509 (4) Ecology: Concepts & Applications or __ NRE 436 (4) Woody Plants
IAMS Requirement (2 courses; 3 credits minimum) (see reverse)
NRE 700/701 Opus

*Meets SNRE Analytics Requirement
** 44 non-foundation credits required by Rackham Graduate School

Any petitions to substitute or waive a requirement must be approved by appropriate faculty and submitted to OAP.

All courses must be taken on a graded basis, if taught for a grade. Courses modified as S/U do not count towards the 62 credit degree program.

Summary of Requirements for a 3YR Master of Landscape Architecture Degree Last Revised 02/23/2015

Integrated Analytic Methods and Skills Requirement

Students are required, at some point during their time enrolled in the program, to take 2 courses composing at least 3 credits from a faculty-approved list of courses that focus on integrative analytic methods and skills. The faculty-approved existing courses that satisfy this requirement are listed below:

Fall

501-040 - Urban Stormwater
552 - Ecosystem Services
514 - Environmental Impact Assessment
533 - Negotiation Skills
536 - Mediation Skills
548 - Land Use and Global Change
597 - Environmental Systems Analysis
564 - Localization Seminar
677 - Climate Adaptation Seminar (2nd 7 week)
687 - Landscape Planning

Winter

501 - Science and Management of the Great Lakes
501 - Biofuels and Sustainability
501 - Advanced LCA Methods and Software Tools (W14- 2nd 7 weeks)
501 -Applied Ecosystem Modeling (W14- 2nd 7 weeks)
550 - Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development
557 - Industrial Ecology
570 - Environmental Economics
581 - Advanced Environmental Education
589 - Ecological Restoration
641 - Interdisciplinary Research Methods
787 - Metro Studio (MLA only)