Certificate in Landscape Design

The Certificate in Landscape Design provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment as designers within the Landscape Design/Build industry. Coursework applies topics covered in lecture format directly to hands-on design and landscape project management skills utilized within the landscape industry. This includes basic plant growth requirements, a thorough understanding of preexisting project site conditions, basic landscape design practices and principles, design and implementation requirements for specific and complex landscape systems, a thorough knowledge in the use of prevalent design and graphic software applications, and improved methods to convey and market design concepts to potential landscape clients.


List of courses that define the program.

PLNT_SCI 2075Environmental Horticulture3
PLNT_SCI 2250Landscape Site Analysis2
PLNT_SCI 2254Landscape Design3
PLNT_SCI 3254Digital Landscape Graphics3
PLNT_SCI 4975Advanced Landscape Design4

Plan of Study

First YearCredits
PLNT_SCI 20753
PLNT_SCI 22502
PLNT_SCI 22543
Second YearCredits
PLNT_SCI 32543
PLNT_SCI 49754
Total Credits: 15