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Landscape Architecture Courses

The Master of Landscape Architecture program is a fully accredited graduate professional degree that prepares graduates to enter the profession and discipline of landscape architecture. The MLA degree program accepts applications from students with previous degrees in non-design and design disciplines. The SA•P does not offer an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture.

Below you'll find descriptions of courses being offered in the current term only. To see a full list of courses, see the UNM Catalog. To see the programs of study (curriculum), see Landscape Architecture Degrees and Curriculum

Schedule as of February 13, 2017

Landscape Architecture - Spring 2017

LA 402 - LA Design Studio II

An introduction to landscape architectural design in the studio setting, focusing on a series of typological investigations. Students are encouraged to experiment with methods to develop their own design process.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 44191

M W F 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 321

Studio
Kathleen N Kambic - kambic@unm.edu 6 15

LA 411 - T: Landscape Architecture

Individual, independent study of topics and research issues in landscape architecture undertaken by a student with faculty approval, advisement and supervision.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42037


Lecture
Alfred Simon - asimon@unm.edu 1 TO 3 4
002 44395


Lecture
Christopher M Wilson - chwilson@unm.edu 3 2
Fees: $99

LA 421 - AutoCAD Landscape Architecture

LandCadd operates on AutoCAD and is the most widely used of computer programs in landscape architecture. An essential basic course in LandCadd applications in the profession.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 43265

F 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
George Pearl Hall P110

Lecture
Amanda L Bell - aduckert@unm.edu 3 8
Fees: $99

LA 458 - Plant Materials

An introduction to plants and plant ecology, with an emphasis on the use of plants in landscape architectural design.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42035

M 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
George Pearl Hall 209

Lecture
Baker H Morrow - bmorrow@unm.edu 3 10

LA 463 - Theory in LA Envir Design

An investigation and discussion of the major theoretical discourses in the environmental design disciplines and how these positions have informed the design of 20th and 21st Century environments.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 44193

T R 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
George Pearl Hall P130

Lecture
Catherine P Harris - cphunm@unm.edu 3 15

LA 481 - Landscape Constr Materials

An intensive study of the technical aspects of landscape design and construction. Emphasis on landscape construction materials and methods, with quality, longevity and ease of maintenance as consistent objectives.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42034

T 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
George Pearl Hall P135A

Workshop
Gregory A Miller - gmiller2@unm.edu 3 14

LA 502 - LA Design Studio II

An introduction to landscape architectural design in the studio setting, focusing on a series of typological investigations. Students are encouraged to experiment with methods to develop their own design process. Prerequisite: 501. Restriction: permission of LA program director.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 44192

M W F 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 321

Studio
Kathleen N Kambic - kambic@unm.edu 6 13

LA 508 - LA Design Studio IV DPAC

(Also offered as CRP 508) This is an interdisciplinary studio with architecture and planning students coordinated by the Design and Planning Assistance Center. Real projects focus on landscape and urban development within a strong neighborhood and community context. Prerequisite: 502. Restriction: permission of LA program director.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 36214

M W F 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 215

Lecture
Alfred Simon - asimon@unm.edu 6 13

LA 511 - T: Landscape Architecture

Individual, independent study of topics and research issues in landscape architecture undertaken by a student with faculty approval, advisement and supervision. Restriction: permission of LA program director.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 34198 Independent Study Alfred Simon - asimon@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
002 30721 Independent Study Baker H Morrow - bmorrow@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
003 30722 Independent Study Christopher M Wilson - chwilson@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
004 35227 Independent Study Katya A Crawford - katyac@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
005 41489


Independent Study
Francisco Uvina - fuvina@unm.edu 1 TO 3 Section Full
006 36993


Independent Study
Susan A Frye - sfrye@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
007 37932


Independent Study
Catherine P Harris - cphunm@unm.edu 1 TO 3 3
008 42032


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 3 Section Full
009 41815


Independent Study
Kathleen N Kambic - kambic@unm.edu 1 TO 3 Section Full
Waitlist: 1

LA 512 - Seminar: Landscape Arch

A number of seminars on various aspects of landscape architecture.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
004 41277

W 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 217

Seminar
Tita Berger - tberger@unm.edu 3 4
005 41790


Seminar
Christopher M Wilson - chwilson@unm.edu Susan A Frye - sfrye@unm.edu Alfred Simon - asimon@unm.edu 3 10
007 43768

R 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 209

Seminar
Kathleen N Kambic - kambic@unm.edu 3 13
009 43968

M 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
George Pearl Hall P139

Seminar
Francisco Uvina - fuvina@unm.edu 3 1
010 44064

R 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Off Campus - Albuquerque ONE

Seminar
Donavan D Boone - dboone01@unm.edu 3 3
011 44072

F 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
George Pearl Hall 215

Seminar
John D Quale - quale@unm.edu 3 4

LA 521 - Autocad for LA

LandCadd operates on AutoCAD and is the most widely used of computer programs in landscape architecture. An essential basic course in LandCadd applications in the profession.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42028

F 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
George Pearl Hall P110

Workshop
Amanda L Bell - aduckert@unm.edu 3 4

LA 531 - Professional Practice in LA

This course emphasizes the common role of the landscape architect as a member of a design team that also includes architects, engineers, planners and others. It focuses on the private and public practice of landscape architecture.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42030

T 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
George Pearl Hall 209

Lecture
Baker H Morrow - bmorrow@unm.edu 3 4

LA 558 - Plant Materials

An introduction to plants and plant ecology, with an emphasis on the use of plants in landscape architectural design.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 41174

M 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
George Pearl Hall 209

Lecture
Baker H Morrow - bmorrow@unm.edu 3 11

LA 559 - Plant Materials II

An advanced course in the use of plants in landscape design, focusing on principles of xeriscape and their application. Prerequisite: 558.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39107

W 5:15 PM - 7:45 PM
George Pearl Hall P130

Lecture
Judith M Phillips - jphil555@unm.edu 3 6

LA 563 - Theory in LA & Envir Design

An investigation and discussion of the major theoretical discourses in the environmental design disciplines and how these positions have informed the design of 20th and 21st Century environments.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39208

T R 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
George Pearl Hall P130

Seminar
Catherine P Harris - cphunm@unm.edu 3 9

LA 581 - Landscape Constr Materials

An intensive study of the technical aspects of landscape design and construction. Emphasis on landscape construction materials and methods, with quality, longevity and ease of maintenance as consistent objectives.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42029

T 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
George Pearl Hall P135A

Workshop
Gregory A Miller - gmiller2@unm.edu 3 5

LA 597 - Master's Project

An applied research project developed and carried out by students as the final exit requirement for the M.L.A.. Project proposals are reviewed based on their degree of complexity and the fit with the student s declared area of specialization. The project is a research based document which explores larger theoretical issues and their conceptual and practical application in an environmental design context. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of LA program director.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42031


Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj
Staff 6 Section Full
002 35474 Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj Susan A Frye - sfrye@unm.edu 1 TO 6 7
009 41891


Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj
Staff 1 TO 6 1