Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

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!

Spring 2016 LAND 4370 (Applied Construction) Class Project

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

Interactive Landscape Architecture Definition (

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
-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.

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

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