Landscape Studies

Minor Code- U084

The undergraduate minor in landscape studies is offered to any student enrolled at West Virginia University who is interested in gaining a broad understanding of the body of knowledge and the skills involved with landscape architecture.  The main focus of the minor is to provide students with a comprehensive landscape architecture theoretical background, including both cultural and historical issues related to the discipline, and planning and design issues at an urban and a regional scale.  Students can select among a variety of courses depending on their own interest.

Completion of a minor in landscape studies will require a grade of C or better in all courses.  Students completing the minor are required to take:

A grade of C or higher must be earned in all minor courses
LARC 105Introduction to Landscape Architecture3
LARC 212History of Landscape Architecture3
Select three of the following:9
Interior Plantscaping
Design Analysis
Contemporary Issues in Landscape Architecture
Regional Design
Introduction to Urban Design Issues
Meanings of Place
Total Hours15