LNDC2160 Sustainable Landscape Design I

This course is designed to give the student a fundamental knowledge of landscape design principles and an opportunity to develop skills in designing and drafting landscape plans. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) will be covered for landscape projects.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Scale measure landscape plans
Letter drawings
Select plant symbols
Apply drafting tools
Recognize standard landscape drafting symbolization
Apply landscape drafting techniques
Understand plan, elevation, section and detail drawing
Produce a graphic drawing
Measure a residential property
Interviewing a client
Identify design principles
Prepare residential master plan
Prepare plan cost estimates

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for thiscourse is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

2