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majors_minors: Prelandscape Architecture**

Title

Prelandscape Architecture**

Degree Level

Pre-Professional

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Robert W. Sovinski

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-1341

Advisor's Email

sovinski@purdue.edu

Information

The one-year program of prelandscape architecture encompasses, in addition to important core courses such as English, mathematics, and science, a broad introduction to the basic ingredients of the profession: design, analysis, graphics methods, communication, and technical skills. The plan of study for the landscape architecture curriculum consists of one year of prelandscape architecture and four years of professional landscape architecture that includes one year of cooperative work experience. The program is coordinated by landscape architecture faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

Credit Hours

34

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(3) AD 10500 (Design I)

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)

(0.5) AGR 12000 (Introduction to Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Academic Programs)

(4) BIOL 11000 (Fundamentals of Biology I)

(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)

(3) LA 10100 (Survey of Landscape Architecture)*

(3) LA 11600 (Graphic Communication for Students of Landscape Architecture and Design)*

Total Credits: 18


Second Semester

(4) BIOL 11100 (Fundamentals of Biology II) or (4) BTNY 11000 (Introduction to Plant Science)

(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)

(3) LA 21600 (Landscape Architectural Design I)*

(3) Art and design selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 16

Additional Information

Beginning freshmen, transfer, and re-entry students are admitted to the prelandscape architecture program as applications are received, subject to the limitations of available facilities.
 
Students in the prelandscape architecture curriculum who do not take calculus must establish mathematical competency by passing the MA 15900 advanced credit examination, or by enrolling in, and satisfactorily completing, MA 15300 and 15400, or MA 15900. Credits in one of these courses may be used as an elective in the plan of study subject to approval by the student's academic advisor.
 
Prelandscape architecture students who wish to continue into the landscape architecture professional program must qualify by meeting the following criteria:
 
   1. Overall GPA - The student must be in good academic standing. A minimum overall GPA in the professional landscape architecture program will be reviewed and announced each year at the beginning of the fall semester.
   2. Grade point average of passing grades in the following prelandscape architecture core courses. (LA Index): LA 10100, 11600, and 21600. This grade point average will be reviewed and announced each year at the beginning of the fall semester.
   3. The student must have completed 32 credit hours in the prelandscape architecture curriculum.
 
Transfer students not enrolled in the Purdue University prelandscape architecture curriculum will be admitted to the professional landscape architecture program subject to:
 
   1. Overall GPA - The student must be in good academic standing. A minimum overall GPA in the professional landscape architecture program will be reviewed and announced each year at the beginning of the fall semester.
   2. Grade point average of passing grades in the following prelandscape architecture core courses or equivalent. (LA Index): LA 10100, 11600, 21600, and 25000 This grade point index will be reviewed and announced each year at the beginning of the fall semester.
   3. The student must have completed 32 credit hours in the prelandscape architecture curriculum or approved equivalent courses.
 
Students not meeting the above criteria may request an interview with the landscape architecture faculty to determine whether or not there are sufficient extenuating circumstances that would indicate a readiness to enter the professional landscape architecure program.
 
* This is a prelandscape architecture core course and must be completed by the end of the second semester.
 
** Students who are admitted into the landscape architecture professional program will be required to be equipped with a personal computer. Computer specifications and required software will be published annually. The student will be responsible for the security of the computer.

Department

HLA

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Archived

No

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Last modified at 2/12/2012 3:54 PM by Goecker, Allan D