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Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in Landscape Architecture

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns & Requirements: BFA Graduation Plan

BFA Landscape Architecture Unit Requirements

Major Coursework
          Core 36 units
          Major 42 units
+Art Electives 9 units
+Liberal Arts 45 units
TOTAL 132 units

BFA Landscape Architecture Degree Requirements

3 Written Communications courses
2 History of Landscape Architecture courses
1 Math for Environmental Design course
1 Applied Math course
1 Landscape Social Factors course
1 Historical Awareness course
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course
1 Employment Communications & Practices course

And:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and the following courses:
    • LA 108 Composition for the Artist
    • LA/LAN 115 The Natural World 1
    • LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
    • LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
    • LA 255 College Math
    • LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
    • LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces
    • LA/LAN 297 Landscape Social Factors

 

Sample Graduation Plan
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
FALL Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
__________
15 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
15 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
12 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
__________
12 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
15 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
15 units
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Art Elective
__________
12 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Totals 30 units 36 units 36 units 30 units
  Associate of Arts Degree Bachelor of Fine Art Degree
NOTES
  • Students are advised to meet with a Student Services Advisor to map an individualized graduation plan
  • Student Services Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
  • A maximum of 1 course may be taken in intersessions
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