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Ecological Restoration in Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture
College of Design
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  • Program Type: Graduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 10
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
Restoration, conservation, and ecological design projects have become an increasingly important component of the practice of landscape architecture and natural resource management. It is critical for students interested in the design and management of natural lands, water management landscapes, landscape reclamation, and other restoration project types to gain exposure to the issues associated with ecological restoration projects. This minor focuses on the applied practice of restoration with an emphasis on restoration management and design and the skills needed to lead successful projects.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Masters
Master's Minor Requirements
ESPM 5071 - Ecological Restoration (4.0 cr)
LA 5204 - Metropolitan Landscape Ecology (3.0 cr)
LA 5576 - Ecological Restoration Project Planning and Management (3.0 cr)
 
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ESPM 5071 - Ecological Restoration
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Ecological/physiological concepts for revegetation of grasslands, wetlands, forests, and landscapes. Plant selection, stand establishment/evaluation. State/federal programs that administer restoration/reclamation. Field trips. prereq: [One college course in ecology, one college course in [plant science or botany]] or instr consent
LA 5204 - Metropolitan Landscape Ecology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theories/principles of holistic landscape ecology. People, nature, and environmental stewardship in metropolitan landscapes. Urban areas, rural areas that provide food, water, energy, and recreation. prereq: BED accelerated status or LA grad student or instr consent
LA 5576 - Ecological Restoration Project Planning and Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Applied practice of ecological restoration of landscapes. Grasslands, wetlands, forests, disturbed agricultural sites, former industrial parcels. Restoration management, skills needed to lead successful projects. prereq: [MLA student, senior B.E.D.] or senior or grad with one college course in ecology/one college course in plant science or botany or instr consent