Urban Landscape Studies, Minor

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The minor in urban landscape studies has two tracks, one for architecture majors and a second for students from other disciplines. The minor introduces fundamental design and management of sustainable urban environments, as well as an overview of historical and contemporary issues in urban landscape. 

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Requirements for Students Not Majoring in Architecture

Required Courses
ARCH 1310Architecture and Global Cultures, Prehistory to 14004
ARCH 1320Architecture and Global Cultures, 1400 to Present4
LARC 2330Cities, Landscape, and Modern Culture4
LARC 2340Cities, Landscape, and Contemporary Culture4
Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Understanding Design
Architecture and Planning in 21st-Century China
Dynamic Earth
Sustainable Development
Environmental Planning

Requirements for Architecture Majors

Required Courses
LARC 2330Cities, Landscape, and Modern Culture4
LARC 2340Cities, Landscape, and Contemporary Culture4
LARC 5210Landscape Ecology4
Electives
Complete two of the following, or a minimum of 8 semester hours:8
Environmental Geology
Water Resources
Geographic Information Systems
Sustainable Development
Environmental Planning
Environmental Engineering 1
Design for Sustainable Transportation: Netherlands
Environmental Protection and Management
Geoenvironmental Engineering
Environmental Health

GPA Requirement

3.000 GPA required in the minor