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Courses with the LND_ARCH Subject

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Landscape Architecture (LND_ARCH)

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210 Digital Analysis and Representation 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Introduction to analysis and representation with a focus on the use of digital tools. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 210, LND ARCH 210).

222 Landscape Architecture Field Experience I 1 (0-2) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Field study of landscapes, designers and design firms through travel experiences. Recommended preparation: Sophomore standing and concurrent enrollment in LND ARCH 262.

262 Landscape Architectural Design I 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Design and Implementation. Basic design principles and design processes at local regional scales; integration of design graphics and verbal/visual presentations. Field trip required.

263 Landscape Architectural Design II 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 262 with a C or better. Basic design and graphic techniques related to solving of elementary design problems.

297 Digital Design Communication 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 262 with a C or better. Digital design communication skills for 2D/3D design problem solving; integration of current technology and software applications.

327 Theory in Landscape Architecture 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Theories and frameworks that inform and emerge from the practices and outcomes of landscape architecture.

333 Landscape Architecture Field Experience II 1 (0-2) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Landscape Architecture or junior standing. Field study of landscapes, designers and design firms through travel experiences.

362 Landscape Architectural Design III 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 263 with a C or better. Professional site design processes; concentration on planting and site planning, design with urban community, ecological, and open-space projects.

363 Landscape Architectural Design IV 4 (2-6) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 362 with a C or better. Professional site design processes; concentration on recreation facilities and site planning within residential, urban, institutional, and regional projects.

365 Landscape Architectural Construction I 4 (2-6) Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Basic site planning and construction operations, including grading, drainage, storm water management, and construction document techniques.

366 Landscape Architectural Construction II 4 (2-6) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 365 with a C or better. Construction materials and methods, specifications, cost estimating, and construction document preparation.

367 Landscape Architectural Construction III 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 366 with a C or better. Supplemental projects in cost estimating, specifications, construction detailing, and landscape architectural design/build.

380 Ecological Applications in Design 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Fundamental concepts of ecology as a philosophy and a science; emphasis on community, landscape restoration, and historical ecology as they relate to design. Field trip required.

399 Professional Work Experience: Office Practice V 1-2 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Planned professional work experience in design and office practice as approved by faculty; written report and presentation to faculty required. S, F grading.

450 [M] Principles and Practice of Planning 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. History, theory, methods, and processes in regional planning; contemporary issues and professional practice.

467 Regional Landscape Inventory and Analysis 4 (2-6) Course Prerequisite: SOE 101 or SOIL SCI 201. Application of ecological planning process for landscape inventory and analysis.

470 Landscape Architectural Design V 4 (1-9) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 363 with a C or better. Advanced group and individual landscape architectural design and planning projects; professional applications of site design theory and design processes.

477 Landscape Applications of Geographic Information Systems 3 (1-6) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 467. GIS-based spatial data development and analysis skills in an applied, real-world context.

480 Professional Practice 2 Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 363. Current office practices, design and construction management techniques; introduction to construction contract legal requirements within the practice of landscape architecture. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

485 [CAPS] [M] Senior Comprehensive Project 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 470 or 490, with a C or better; senior standing. Individually developed studio project that integrates and extends landscape architectural skills; entails research, interpretation, writing, graphic communication, design, oral presentations.

490 Cooperative Education Internship 4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course Prerequisite: LND ARCH 363. Off-campus cooperative education internship with a design firm/business, non-profit organization, industry, or government unit.

491 Topics in Design 3

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

520 The Northern Rocky Mountain Regional Landscape 4 (2-4) Biophysical characteristics of the Northern Rocky Mountain regional landscape. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

521 Cultural Interpretation of the Regional Landscape 4 (2-4) Cultural characteristics of the Northern Rocky Mountain regional landscape. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

525 Landscape Modeling 3 (1-6) Visual and cartographic landscape modeling through application of GIS and visualization technologies to landscape changes.

530 Philosophies and Theories of the Built Environment 3 Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Architecture, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture. Focus on systematic thought which may describe behavior of the built environment. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 530, I D 530, LND ARCH 530).

540 Research Methods 3 Research methods, from quantitative to technical to philosophical, directed toward qualitative research. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 540, I D 540, LND ARCH 540).

560 Interdisciplinary Seminar 3 Explores approaches to design thinking in the topic areas of people and place, history, theory and criticism, and physical design. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 560, I D 560, LND ARCH 560).

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

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