Landscape Architecture and Community Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Community Planning (dual degree) (M.L.A. and M.C.P.)

The dual master’s program in Community Planning and Landscape Architecture combines key elements of  the Master of Community Planning and the Master in Landscape Architecture.  Student have two options for the Landscape Architecture portion of the dual degree.  Those who did not major in landscape architecture as undergraduates will be enrolled the First MLA Professional Degree Curriculum.  Those students who already have a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture will enroll in LARC’s Post-Professional degree program.

Two-Year Post-Professional Degree Curriculum: 60 credits

Course Title Credits
M.L.A. Requirements:
Courses in Theory and History9
Courses in Studio Design and Planning15
Courses in Independent Study and Research, with Thesis or Creative Design project6
M.C.P. Requirements:
Courses in City and Regonal Planning Knowledge and Skills Development30
Total Credits60

Three-Year First Professional Degree Curriculum: 91 credits

Course Title Credits
M.L.A. Requirements:
Courses in Theory and History12
Courses in Studio Design and Planning25
Courses in Graphic Communication and Practice Technology15
Courses in Ecology and Plant and Soil Sciences3
Courses in Independent Study and Research, with Thesis or Creative Design project6
M.C.P. Requirements:
Courses in City and Regional Planning Knowledge and Skills Development30
Total Credits91