Landscape Studies

Description
The concentration in landscape studies is designed for students who have an interest in landscape aesthetics. The course selection is intended to provide greater understanding of landscape issues that may be relevant in related professional disciplines and to broaden knowledge about the landscape in which we live.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students must maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher for Landscape Studies courses.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the Tempe campus.
  • * These courses require a petition to The Design School; see a Design School advisor for more information.
  • ** Course offered only in fall sessions.
  • *** Course offered only in spring sessions.

Core 12 Hours Required

ALA 102 Landscapes and Sustainability, HU & G (3)

LAP 254 Plant Materials (3) (Prerequisite(s): Design Studies minor; ALA 102 OR Environmental Design BS major; EDS 223 OR Landscape Studies minor; ALA 102 OR Corequisite(s): Landscape Architecture BSLA major; LDE 262)

LPH 310 History of Landscape Architecture (3)** (Prerequisites: sophomore standing)

LPH 311 Contemporary Landscape Architecture (3)*** (Prerequisites: junior standing)

Landscape Architectural History & Theory 6 Hours Required

LAP 352 Ecosystems Sustainable Design (3)

LAP 332 GIS Applications in Environmental Design (3) (Prerequisite(s): Landscape Architecture BS major; minimum junior standing; ALA 235)

LAP 485 International Field Studies in Landscape Architecture (1-6) (Prerequisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only GCU 485 or GPH 485 or LAP 485 or POR 485 or PUP 485 or 585)

LAP 494 Special Topics (3)

LDE 494 Special Topics [*APP*LAND*ARCH*] Applied Landscape Architecture (Instructor consent is required)

LPH 394 Special Topics (3)

LPH 411 Landscape Architecture Theory and Criticism (3) (Prerequisites: Landscape Architecture; LDE 461 and LPH 311 with C or better; Co-requisites: LDE 462 and LTC 446)

LPH 494 Special Topics (3)

LPH 499 Individualized Instruction* (3)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

ARPLAEMPH

College/School

College/School

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact