Landscape Studies Minor - Undergrad

department website: https://landarch.illinois.edu/

department faculty: https://landarch.illinois.edu/faculty/


overview of college admissions & requirements: http://catalog.illinois.edu/schools/faa/academic-units/

college website: https://faa.illinois.edu/


email: ladept@illinois.edu


The Minor in Landscape Studies enables students to gain considerable knowledge of the ecological, social, cultural and historical factors that have shaped landscapes of the western and non-western world. Students interested in integrative studies of the natural, cultural and built environment, and those concerned with landscape as context for art and design, will develop a comprehensive theoretical framework for work in their major field of study.


Minimum required major and supporting course work: A minimum of 17 credit hours from the following three categories is required for completion of the minor. A minimum of 6 hours of 300 or 400-level coursework that is distinct from your major is required.

Studies of the Professions Engaged in Landscape Inquiry
LA 101Introduction to Landscape Arch2
Studies of the Professions Engaged in Landscape Inquiry
Select a minimum of 6 hours from the following:6
Water and Society
Environmental Site Analysis
Behavioral Factors in Design
Environmental Sustainability
Study of Historical and Cultural Landscapes
Select a minimum of 9 hours from the following:9
S Asian Cultural Landscapes
Exploring African Cities
History of the Prison
Islamic Gardens & Architecture
Nature and American Culture
History of World Landscapes
History of Modern Lndscpe Arch
Independent Study
Amer Vernacular Cultural Land
Social/Cultural Design Issues

Students are permitted to substitute one Landscape Architecture course from the 'Study of Historical and Cultural Landscapes' category for one of the courses in 'Study of the Professions Engaged in Landscape Inquiry' category upon the approval of the Academic Affairs Coordinator in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

Admission to the minor

University of Illinois students with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and completion of the campus Composition I and Quantitative Reasoning I requirements are eligible for admission. Applicants from other institutions must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must declare their intentions and be admitted to the program by the Academic Affairs Coordinator in the Department of Landscape Architecture (ladept@illinois.edu).

Prerequisites

Students must comply with any prerequisite requirements of courses to be taken under this program.

Advising

Advising of students in the minor will be conducted by the Academic Affairs Coordinator in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

Certification of Successful Completion

Completion of the Minor in Landscape Studies will be certified by the student's home college office.