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What Can I Do with a Major in Landscape Architecture?

A lot of students who find the right fit in the BLA at UGA didn’t know what the field was before they got here. You may be in the same situation. Think Landscape Architecture** is just “mowing lawns?” Think again!

See what a Landscape Architect’s Day Is Like!

 Learn More!

Spring 2016 LAND 4370 (Applied Construction) Class Project

Career Profile – What I do as a Landscape Architect (LifeHacker.com Article)

Interactive Landscape Architecture Definition (ASLA.org)

You will learn:

-design basics (art, fundamental design skills)
-creativity, innovation, thinking outside the box, problem solving
-site design (backyard scale to huge urban scale)
-historic preservation
-planning
-water resources – grading and drainage
-horticulture (plants!)
-sustainability/ecology (science)
-humanities subjects like psychology, sociology, and anthropology

Employment Statistics

  • To learn more about career potential with a degree in Landscape Architecture, please read the United States Department of Labor’s statistics by clicking HERE.
  • Employment of landscape architects is projected to grow 14 % from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
  • Planning and development of new commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects and redevelopment of existing landscapes will drive employment growth.

Apply to become a part of the BLA major at UGA.

Request a BLA Package!  If you are considering attending UGA and majoring in Landscape Architecture – we would be happy to send you some information.

Connect with a current student – Read about their interests, how they got to the BLA program at UGA, and ask questions about student life, experiences at UGA, and more.

Schedule a meeting/tour with the BLA! If you are an internal transfer from another major at UGA, please EMAIL US before changing your major in Athena!

Read the CED Undergraduate Handbook

Tech Out! For laptop specifications/requirements, see the CED spec sheets/website.

Access Degreeworks. Or Athena.

Take a class online.

Be an Honors student.

Learn about your tuition and fees as a BLA student.

Connect with CED’s Career Center rep, Michelle Foulke!