Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture Program By University of Kentucky |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture

Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Landscape Architecture encompasses the art and science of design, planning, and management of the land. The science of landscape architecture deals with the conservation and management of natural resources; the art of landscape architecture deals with the creation of more enjoyable, comfortable, and safe outdoor areas where human use requires adaptation of the natural environment. The University of Kentucky offers the only accredited professional degree in landscape architecture in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We grow careers Graduate from LA are prepared to take on a broad variety of employment opportunities, ranging from private to public sector to non-profit areas. Possible careers include: Landscape Architect GIS Analyst Community/Real Estate Development Urban Designer Urban Planner Environmental Consulting and Advocacy Employers looking for you include: U.S. Forest Service National Park Service Soil Conservation Service Bureau of Land Management US Army Corps of Engineers The Sierra Club The Nature Conservancy 21st Century Park State and local government Private sector and coorporations Design education is a place where creativity and spontaneity should guide exploration and serve as a basis for learning. My goal as an educator is to create responsible and creative designers. Ryan Associate Professor What you'll study In the Department of Landscape Architecture you will learn to create human environments that are sustainable, socially relevant, artful, and functional. Landscape Architecture alumni occupy leadership positions in private practice, public agencies and academic institutions throughout the United States and internationally. You will gain a strong foundation for landscape architecture through a core curriculum including design studios, implementation, graphics & digital representation, plant identification, as well as soil science and ecology. You will further be able to explore topics on your own such as design with plants, advanced graphics, advanced digital, regional land use planning, cultural landscape preservation, and/or Geographical Information Systems.