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Landscape Architecture Major

Do You Want to Improve the Natural Environment through Design and Sustainability?

The Landscape Architecture program’s purpose is to create, enhance, and sustain the built, natural and social environments. Landscape Architecture is a licensed professional discipline concerned with landscape design, environmental design and environmental planning.


  • Basic problem-solving skills and knowledge for comprehensive landscape design that include the following characteristics:
    • Research of natural systems, cultural systems, users, and precedents
    • Analysis of related site systems and users
    • Synthesis, the articulation of formal responses to research and analysis of findings 
  • Technical competency in basic landscape architectural methods and communication, including organization of writing, project development, representation, and documentation 
  • Fundamental knowledge and skills appropriate to public and private entry-level landscape architecture including:
    • Application of digital media
    • Technology applications for analysis and design 
    • Landscape design 
    • Representation for analysis and design 

Where You’ll Find Us

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CSU Horticulture Center

A center for teaching, research and extension for horticulture and landscape programs.

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU’s new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

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Annual Flower Garden Trials

One of the top tourist attractions in Fort Collins. Explore more than 1,000 varieties at this campus flower garden.

Visit the Flower Trials Website

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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Business Management
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Environment
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Landscaping
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Related Careers

  • Design Consultant
  • Historic Preservationist Parks and Recreation (local, state, or federal)
  • Municipalities Construction
  • Real Estate Development
  • Resort Planner
  • Urban Designer

Contact Us

Katherine Isaacson

Academic Success Coordinator

Katherine Isaacson

For more information, contact Katherine Isaacson for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Undergraduate majors.