All Academic Programs

MLA I and MAUD/MLAUD Concurrent Degree
8 semesters (4 years)

First Term (MLA I first term core)

GSD 1111        Pre-Term Workshop (August) (0 units)
GSD 1111        Landscape Architecture I (studio) (8 units)
GSD 2141        Landscape Representation I (4 units)
GSD 4141        Histories of Landscape Architecture I (4 units)
GSD 6141        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies I (4 units)

Second Term (MLA I second term core)

GSD 1112        Pre-Term Workshop (January) (0 units)
GSD 1112        Landscape Architecture II (studio) (8 units)
GSD 2142        Landscape Representation II (4 units)
GSD 4142        Histories of Landscape Architecture II (4 units)
GSD 6142        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies II (4 units)

Third Term (MLA I third term core)

GSD 1211        Pre-Term Workshop (August) (0 units)
GSD 1211        Landscape Architecture III (studio) (8 units)
GSD 2241        Landscape Representation III (4 units)
GSD 3241        Theories of Landscape as Urbanism (4 units)
GSD 6241        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies III (4 units)

Fourth Term (MLA I fourth term core)

GSD 1212        Pre-Term Workshop (January) (0 units)
GSD 1212        Landscape Architecture IV (studio) (8 units)
GSD 3242        Theories of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 6242        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies IV (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)

Fifth Term (MAUD/MLAUD first term core)
GSD 1221        Elements of Urban Design - Core Studio (8 units)
GSD 5210        Cities by Design I (4 units)
GSD 9630        Proseminar: Defining Urban Design (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)

Sixth Term (MAUD/MLAUD second term core)
GSD 1500        Urban Planning and Design Studio Option (8 units)
GSD 5211        Cities by Design II (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)

Seventh Term (MLA + MAUD/MLAUD option studio/electives)
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)
or
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 9341        Preparation of Thesis Proposal in Landscape Architecture (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)
or
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 9204        Preparation of Thesis Proposal in Urban Design (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)

Eighth Term (MLA + MAUD/MLAUD option studio/thesis/electives)
Studio Option** (8 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (12 units)
or
GSD 9342        Design Thesis in Landscape Architecture (12 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)
or
GSD 9302        Independent Thesis in Urban Design (8 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (12 units)

* Distributional electives must be taken in both landscape architecture and urban design:

In landscape architecture: 4 units of electives in representation, history, or theory; and 4 units of electives in ecologies or technologies, to be selected from a list of approved courses issued by the department each year. GSD 5210 (Cities by Design) will count toward the representation, history, or theory requirement.

In urban design: a total of three courses in the two subject areas: Models of Development and Urban Systems and Form. At least one course must be taken in each category, for a total of 12 units. GSD 3241 (Theories of Landscape as Urbanism) will count toward the Urban Systems and Form requirement.

** A minimum of one studio option must be taken from those offered by the Department of Landscape Architecture.

*** Candidates pursuing a thesis must complete the appropriate Preparation of Design Thesis Proposal course in the fall, or (for candidates pursuing an urban design thesis only) petition for an alternative.


 

MLA I AP and MAUD/MLAUD Concurrent Degree
6 semesters (3 years)

First Term (MLA I AP first term core)

GSD 1211        Pre-Term Workshop (August) (0 units)
GSD 1211        Landscape Architecture III (studio) (8 units)
GSD 2241        Landscape Representation III (4 units)
GSD 3241        Theories of Landscape as Urbanism (4 units)
GSD 6241        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies III (4 units)

Second Term (MLA I AP second term core)

GSD 1212        Pre-Term Workshop (January) (0 units)
GSD 1212        Landscape Architecture IV (studio) (8 units)
GSD 3242        Theories of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 6242        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies IV (4 units)
GSD 6243        Ecologies, Techniques, Technologies V (4 units)

Third Term (MAUD/MLAUD first term core)
GSD 1221        Elements of Urban Design - Core Studio (8 units)
GSD 5210        Cities by Design I (4 units)
GSD 9630        Proseminar: Defining Urban Design (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)

Fourth Term (MAUD/MLAUD second term core)
GSD 1500        Urban Planning and Design Studio Option (8 units)
GSD 5211        Cities by Design II (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)

Fifth Term (MLA + MAUD/MLAUD option studio/electives)
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 4141        Histories of Landscape Architecture I (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)
or
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 4141        Histories of Landscape Architecture I (4 units)
GSD 9341        Preparation of Thesis Proposal in Landscape Architecture (4 units)
or
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 7241        Practices of Landscape Architecture (4 units)
GSD 4141        Histories of Landscape Architecture I (4 units)
GSD 9204        Preparation of Thesis Proposal in Urban Design (4 units)

Sixth Term (MLA + MAUD/MLAUD option studio/thesis/electives)
Studio Option** (8 units)
GSD 4142        Histories of Landscape Architecture II (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)
or
GSD 9342        Design Thesis in Landscape Architecture (12 units)
GSD 4142        Histories of Landscape Architecture II (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (4 units)
or
GSD 9302        Independent Thesis in Urban Design (8 units)
GSD 4142        Histories of Landscape Architecture II (4 units)
Electives          Distributional electives* or electives (8 units)

* Distributional electives must be taken in both landscape architecture and urban design:

In landscape architecture: 4 units of electives in representation, history, or theory; and 4 units of electives in ecologies or technologies, to be selected from a list of approved courses issued by the department each year. GSD 5210 (Cities by Design) will count toward the representation, history, or theory requirement.

In urban design: a total of three courses in the two subject areas: Models of Development and Urban Systems and Form. At least one course must be taken in each category, for a total of 12 units. GSD 3241 (Theories of Landscape as Urbanism) will count toward the Urban Systems and Form requirement.

** A minimum of one studio option must be taken from those offered by the Department of Landscape Architecture.

*** Candidates pursuing a thesis must complete the appropriate Preparation of Design Thesis Proposal course in the fall, or (for candidates pursuing an urban design thesis only) petition for an alternative.

 

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