The Minor in Landscape Architecture will provide a basic understanding of the nature of the profession of Landscape Architecture. Knowledge of Landscape Architecture history and theory provides a useful addition to a major in any of the University disciplines.
The Minor in Landscape Architecture is designed to:
Elective Courses - To be determined in consultation with the minor coordinator (15 credit hours)
Below is a sample listing of courses applicable to the minor.
LAR 221 Introduction to Environment and Behavior for Designers (3 cr)
LAR 444 Landscape History (3 cr)
LAR 511 Community Design Policy (3 cr)
LAR 521 Value Theory & Method (3 cr)
LAR 578 Ecological Design (3 cr)
LAR 579 Human Use of Urban Landscape (3 cr)
LAR 582 Special Topics in Landscape Architecture (3 cr)
For students in the School of Architecture only, select one (1) course below in addition to 3 courses (9 credit hours) from the above list of courses:
LAR 200 Landscape Design Studio (6 cr)
LAR 400 Landscape Design Studio (6 cr)
LAR 500 Landscape Design Studio (6 cr)
Admissions and Certification of Minor
Students in the undergraduate major in Architecture, Environmental Design in Architecture, Art & Design, Graphic Design, and Industrial Design are eligible for enrollment in this program. Students from all other colleges may petition the Department of Landscape Architecture for an interview to gain entry into the minor.
Entrance to the minor is by application, grade review and permission of the Department Chair. A GPA of 2.75 is required. Contact the Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture (listed below) or the College of Design Registrar, Hazel Tudor (200 Brooks Hall, 919.515.8317) for the application.
The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification can be found in 223 Brooks Hall and should be completed during the registration period of the student's final semester at NC State.
Contact PersonGene Bressler