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Landscape Design Concentration

The Landscape Design concentration integrates agroecological principles to the practices and profession of landscape design. Students will learn the skills needed to meet current environmental challenges through a curriculum that includes ecology, soil science, horticulture, art and landscape design. There is a growing need for professionals who can design sustainable solutions for our natural and built environments.

This concentration is for you if:

  • You are excited to design and plan places and systems for sustainable ecological and human communities at multiple scales.
  • You are interested in the ways design can merge art and science.
  • You love plants and want to learn more about how they fit into designed spaces.
  • You want to help foster ecology and equity from urban to rural settings by designing planned landscapes that also restore natural processes and improve human livelihoods.

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