What is Landscape Architecture?
Landscape architecture is the study of design of outdoor spaces, with supporting courses in art, construction, ecology, horticulture and social science in a five year accredited professional program leading to the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) degree. Landscape architecture, as defined by the American Society of Landscape Architects, is "the profession which applies the artistic and scientific principles to the research, planning, design and management of both natural and built environments." Perhaps this is the career for you!
|The Landscape Architecture program at Oklahoma State offers a five-year, nationally accredited professional degree, the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. The degree is suppported by faculty with a broad range of expertise and diverse areas of interest. The program also has strong ties with the profession and is supported by a professional advisor committee.|
The department promotes interaction among students, faculty, and professionals by hosting visiting professionals to lecture, by sponsoring class critiques and by organizing field trips to professional offices and builtworks. Additional opportunities availalbe to students include summer internships and study abroad programs.
Courses and Curriculum
The design-intensive, future-oriented curriculum focuses on design theory, complex problem solving, technical skills, digital technologies, and hands on learning. The curriculum allows students to major in Landscape Architecture while selecting an emphasis area in design, environmental plan or horticulture.
Landscape Architecture Careers
|Urban and Community Design||Commercial and Industrial Sites|
|University Campuses||Registered Landscape Architect|
|Institutional Grounds||Landscape Designer|
|Parks and Recreational Areas||City Planner|