Landscape Architecture


The mission of the Landscape Architecture Program is to prepare students to become innovative leaders in the design and planning of cultural and natural landscapes with an expertise in plants and ecosystems.

Through courses, community-based service learning projects, internships, and global study abroad opportunities, students completing the four year Bachelor’s of Science degree in landscape architecture will develop diverse perspectives, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills required by future leaders in the profession of landscape architecture.

The program is currently seeking candidacy status and will apply for Accreditation.

The program will provide students with the tools they need to prepare for the state professional licensing examination.


To achieve our mission, the Landscape Architecture Program will develop students’:

❖ knowledge, skills, and abilities in key subject areas*

❖ capacity to successfully engage in the community by establishing community based service learning projects and internships

❖ capacity to solve problems successfully and creatively while advancing student’s critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.

❖ capacity to successfully pass the four-part state licensing examination.

*Key subject areas include plants and ecosystems; communications; site design and engineering; design, planning and management; public policy and regulations; computer applications; natural and cultural systems; sustainability; history, theory and criticism; professional practice; professional values and ethics; creative problem solving, art, business, math and science.

Student Club

DeLA Club is focused on exploring all aspects of the field of Landscape Architecture. Events will be held such as attending lectures by professionals in our field and in similar fields, building artistic and creative designs in the natural world, and discussing ways to improve environmental health through the landscape. Students will have the opportunity to meet and network with professionals, and to explore further into the field, through the means of art and plant science. For more information, contact Margaret Heffernan, or Faculty Advisor Dr. Jules Bruck,

Save-The-Date: September 29, 2017
UD Landscape Architecture Symposium: Breaking Urban: Designing for the Community


Jules Bruck – Director

Anna Wik

Carmine Balascio

Sue Barton

John Frett

Dave Frey

Tara Trammell

Angelia Seyfferth

Harsh Bais

Janine Sherrier

Jeff Fuhrmann

For more information, visit the UD Online Catalog.