The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture encourages human engagement with the landscape and demonstrate our focus to solve problems for people, agriculture, and the environment through scholarship and creativity fostered by teamwork and individual diversity.

 Effective Fall 2016

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
Select one from the following:4
Topics in Urban Design 
Major Landscape Change 
Select one from the following:3
Virtual Design Methods 
Geographic Information Systems 
LAND 610Topics in Garden Design4
Focus Area Electives (see list below):19
 Total Credits20
Second Year
Select one from the following:4
Topics in Urban Design 
Major Landscape Change 
Select one from the following:3
Virtual Design Methods 
Geographic Information Systems 
LAND 620Topics in Park Design4
Focus Area Electives (see list below)19
 Total Credits20
 Total Credits40

A minimum of 40 credits are required to complete this program. 

Focus Area Electives

Cultural and Historic Landscapes
ANTH 500Development of Anthropological Theory3
ANTH 515Culture and Environment3
ANTH 530Human-Environment Interactions3
AREC 572Social Benefit Cost Analysis3
HIST 503Historical Method: Preservation3
Landscape Ecology
BZ 561Landscape Ecology3
ECOL 505Foundations of Ecology3
ECOL 571Advanced Topics in Ecology1-3
ECOL 592Interdisciplinary Seminar in Ecology1-3
ECOL 610Ecosystem Ecology3
ECOL 620Applications in Landscape Ecology4
FW 465Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts3
NR 522Wilderness Ecosystem Planning3
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
Landscape Restoration and Reclamation
BZ 561Landscape Ecology3
BZ 572Phytoremediation3
CIVE 549Drainage and Wetland Engineering3
ECOL 505Foundations of Ecology3
ECOL 592Interdisciplinary Seminar in Ecology1-3
NR 515Natural Resources Policy and Biodiversity3
NR 561Habitat Evaluation Procedures2
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
Regional and Community Planning
AREC 547Public Lands Planning and Management3
ECON 540/AREC 540Environmental and Natural Resource Economics3
ECON 541/AREC 541Environmental Economics3
FW 465Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts3
NR 505Concepts in GIS4
NR 506GIS Methods for Resource Management4
NRRT 550Ecotourism3
Remote Sensing/GIS
NR 503Remote Sensing and Image Analysis4
NR 504Computer Analysis of Remote Sensing Data4
NR 505Concepts in GIS4
NR 506GIS Methods for Resource Management4
NR 512Spatial Statistical Modeling-Natural Resources3
NR 621Design of Geographic Information Systems3
Semi-Arid/Western Landscapes
AREC 542Applied Advanced Water Resource Economics3
CIVE 520Physical Hydrology3
CIVE 522Engineering Hydrology3
CIVE 524/WR 524Modeling Watershed Hydrology3
CIVE 544Water Resources Planning and Management3
WR 516Cumulative Effects and Watershed Analysis3
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A minimum of nine of the elective credits must be in regular graduate courses in the focus area.