X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.)

Schedule of Studies

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1
BIOL*1500 [0.50] Humans in the Natural World
LARC*1100 [0.75] Introduction to Design and Communication Studio
LARC*1950 [0.50] History of Cultural Form
One of:
ANTH*1150 [0.50] Introduction to Anthropology
PHIL*1010 [0.50] Introductory Philosophy: Social and Political Issues
PSYC*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Psychology
SOC*1100 [0.50] Sociology
0.50 electives
Semester 2
LARC*2020 [0.75] Foundational Design Studio
LARC*2230 [0.50] Planting Design
LARC*2420 [0.50] Materials and Techniques
PHIL*2070 [0.50] Philosophy of the Environment
0.50 electives
Semester 3
LARC*2100 [0.50] Landscape and Site Analysis
LARC*2240 [0.50] Plants in the Landscape
LARC*2410 [0.50] Site Engineering
LARC*3040 [0.75] Site Design Studio
0.50 electives
Semester 4
LARC*2820 [0.50] Urban and Regional Planning
LARC*3050 [0.75] Urban Design Studio
LARC*3430 [0.50] Introduction to Landscape Construction
0.50 Social Science elective
*Note: A "Social Science" elective can be any course in the following areas: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Women's Studies, International Development, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.
Semester 5
LARC*3060 [0.75] Landscape Rehabilitation Design Studio
LARC*3440 [0.75] Landscape Construction and Documentation
LARC*4610 [0.50] Professional Practice
0.50 electives
Semester 6
Choose one of the following three options:
Option 1
2.00 electives
Option 2
LARC*4620 [1.00] Landscape Architecture Internship
1.00 electives
Option 3
Exchange Program (2.00 credits)
Semester 7
LARC*3070 [1.00] Urban and Community Design Studio
LARC*3320 [0.50] Principles of Landscape Ecology
LARC*4510 [0.50] Honours Thesis
0.50 electives
Semester 8
LARC*4090 [0.50] Seminar
LARC*4710 [1.00] Capstone Design Studio
0.50 electives
0.50 electives
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1