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Landscape Architecture

Undergraduate Concentration

The LA program offers an undergraduate concentration in Landscape Architecture for students in any major. Completion of the full concentration requirements allow students entry into a 2 year graduate program of study leading to the professional degree. Students achieving a 3.5 GPA or better in their undergraduate degree will receive automatic entry into the MLA program.


Students in Non-Design Majors

Students in non-design majors are required to complete 30 credit hours* as shown below. This will normally require one year of study.

* BAEPD students in the School of Architecture + Planning at UNM are required to complete 32 credit hours

Fall
CourseCredits
LA 501 Graduate Studio6
LA 582 Graphic Communication3
LA 561 History + Theory of Landscape Architecture3
LA 556 Site + Environment3
Total15
Spring
CourseCredits
LA 502 Graduate Studio 26
LA 521 AutoCAD for Landscape Architects3
LA 558 Plants 13
LA 581 Landscape Construction Materials3
Total15

Students in Design Majors

Students in design majors, specifically Architecture, are required to complete 18 credit hours as shown below.

Fall
CourseCredits
LA 561 History + Theory of Landscape Architecture3
LA 556 Site + Environment3
Total6
Spring
CourseCredits
LA 502 Graduate Studio 26
LLA 558 Plants 13
LA 581 Landscape Construction Materials3
Total12