Associate of Arts in Landscape Architecture
Academy of Art University

Program Details

Academy of Art University, a top art school with various liberal arts degrees, offers this online architecture degree, the Associate of Arts in Landscape Architecture.  This degree is a combination of art and science, rural and urban, living systems and sculptural form, historical precedent and innovative vision as it prepares students for a future profession.  Students learn design and technical content and skills that allow them to create beautiful, viable, and innovative outdoor places both at home and around the world.  You will gain the skills needed to meet contemporary design challenges of all sizes and to create relevant, innovative, and artistic solutions for all kinds of outdoor places.  Courses teach research and design processes, alternative solutions as part of the design process, and to be technically accurate and ecologically sensitive when designing grading and drainage plans and irrigation systems. 

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Identify the Indigenous Components and Processes Found on a Site 
  • Effectively use Plants to Provide Beauty and Function
  • Demonstrate Knowledge of Historical Precedents
  • Visually Communicate Ideas and Solutions
  • Use a Range of Social Media to Communicate

Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • All official transcript(s), including from any other universities or learning institutions you've attended

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission