Majors and Programs

College of Design: Landscape Architecture

Iowa State’s undergraduate landscape architecture program is ranked among the top 10 in the United States by DesignIntelligence. The professional, five-year bachelor of landscape architecture consists of a one-year preprofessional program followed by a four-year professional segment; entry into this nationally accredited program is competitive. The landscape architecture curriculum focuses on environmental stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of urban, suburban, rural, and wilderness landscapes. Your coursework will include studies in technologies, plant communities, ecology, and history. In addition you will gain design studio experience, which provides an in-depth understanding of the way natural, social, and cultural systems influence design. As a landscape architecture student you have access to video imaging equipment and design graphics computers as you work on projects in image editing, three-dimensional modeling, and animation.

Related Curriculums

Engineering, Design, and Technology
Fine Arts and Design
  The Environment

Related Career Keys