LAND 480A1 - Landscape Theory and Garden Design

  • 3 credits
  • Online

By completing this course in exploration of landscape theory and design principles in garden design, students will:

  • Become accomplished in landscape history, theory and basic design strategies and processes;
  • Develop a strong skill set for garden design at varying scales;
  • Develop skills in research, critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis; and
  • Develop advanced representational techniques.

Prerequisite

BZ 120 (Principles of Plant Biology) or HORT 100 (Horticultural Science) or instructor approval.

Important Information

All textbooks are provided and need not be purchased.

Textbook and Materials

Optional

  • Garden and Climate, 1st Ed.
    Sullivan, Chip
    ISBN: 978-0070271036
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Invisible Gardens (1996)
    Walker, Peter and Simo, Melanie
    ISBN: 978-0262731164
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Minimalist Gardens (1997)
    Walker, Peter
    ISBN: 978-1888931006
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Modern Garden Design, Innovation Since 1900 (2003)
    Waymark, Janet
    ISBN: 0500511128
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • The History of Gardens (1979)
    Christopher Thacker
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore

All textbooks are provided and need not be purchased.

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