Landscape Architecture

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

The bachelor of landscape architecture (BLA) degree is a five-year program that prepares you for a professional career of designing and planning land and outdoor spaces through the application of aesthetic and scientific principles. You will learn to integrate the work of architects, engineers, planners, ecologists, geographers, and physical and social scientists.

As an undergraduate student in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP), you will have a distinctive first-year experience that exposes you to architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning. During your second year, you will study landscape architecture more intensively.

You will be required to complete an internship during your fourth year which provides you with firsthand experience in a professional setting. You will complete the program with a comprehensive project in landscape architecture.

In addition, you may choose to study abroad or enroll in a complementary minor to enhance your degree.