Landscape Architecture, B.L.A.

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree (BLA) is designed to prepare you for careers in design, planning, preservation and restoration of the landscape by applying art, science and technology to achieve the best use of land and water resources. Graduates are employed in the public sector (government) and private sector including in landscape architecture, architecture, planning, and engineering firms as well as in design-build, construction and horticultural related fields.

UCAS Advisors

The first champions on your academic journey are professional academic advisors in Roosevelt Hall. Academic advisors provide insight on courses to keep you on track within your major. To make an appointment with your academic advisor, log on to Starfish.

Academic Advisor

College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Faculty Advisors

Faculty advisors are content matter and course option experts within each major. Meet with a faculty advisor to discuss research opportunities, career pathways, and preparation for graduate school. 

Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Landscape Architecture

College of the Environment and Life Sciences Advisors

Once you have met the requirements of your degree program, you will transition from University College to your Degree College. You will meet a new team of advisors to support you on your academic journey.

Academic Advisor

College of the Environment and Life Sciences


Attention CELS Students:

If you are a Sophomore, Junior or Senior and have been notified that you have completed the requirements for transfer to the College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS), please log into Starfish for information on how to make an appointment with your CELS Faculty Advisor.

Curriculum Sheets


Major Entry Requirements

  • Apply for admission to the major with the chairperson of the department
  • Complete 24 units with an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Note: As admission is competitive, realistically students should have at least a 2.50 overall GPA with no grade in an LAR course below a C for consideration