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LA 104 - Landscape Graphics and Planting Design

Course Description:  Instruction to presentation graphics and drafting for landscape design, including step by step study of how to draw a conceptual landscape plan and how to draft landscape construction drawings. Use of plant materials in design. 

Equipment and Facilities Used:  The course provides drafting equipment and drafting tables to be used in class. 

Labs Include:  Labs include the learning of drafting skills and drawing methods necessary to produce quality drawings. 

Field Trips:  This class has no field trips 

Units:  3

LA 200 - Introduction to Computer-Aided Landscape Design

Course Description:  Introduction to computer aided design for the purpose of creating landscape and sprinkler plans using the software Autocad and LandFX. Creation of computer-generated landscape, sprinkler, and section drawings. Use of the computer to assist in cost estimation and plant selection. 

Equipment and Facilities Used:  The classroom contains 20 computers available during class. Opens labs allow for working on projects during non-class hours. 

Labs Include:  Labs include the actual use of the computer program to create and print out landscape and sprinkler plans. 

Field Trips:  This class has no field trips. 

Units:  3

LA 201 - Advanced Computer-Aided Landscape Design

Course Description:  Further instruction in the use of CAD software. Students learn more advanced drawing and presentation skills using the software Autocad and LandFX. Construction of final drawings including rendered landscape plans, irrigation plans with details, topography and 3D plans, and complete landscape estimates. Use of various softwares that increase production potential. 

Equipment and Facilities Used:  The classroom contains 20 computers available during class. Open labs allow for working on projects during non-class hours. 

Labs Include:  Labs include the actual use of the computer program to create and print out landscape and sprinkler plans. 

Field Trips:  This class has no field trips. 

Units:  3

Additional courses in the Landscape Architecture program are housed under the Landscape and Nursery Technology course listings. 



Last updated: 4/28/2013 6:04:06 PM