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Architecture and Interior Design - Landscape Design (A.A.S.)

Title of Certificate:  Architecture and Interior Design - Landscape Design, A.A.S.

Award:  Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S


Total Credit Hours: 60

About Architecture-and-Interior-Design Department

Purpose: The option serves as an introduction to Landscape Architecture while developing essential workforce skills for use in the profession. The program focuses on the creation of the outdoor environments using a design process that incorporates aspects of ecological systems and human behavioral design strategies. Diverse landscape typologies are explored to acquire analytical skills inclusive of environmental, socio-political, health and safety, and sustainable influences. An emphasis on the utilization of technical design skills, methods of construction, and industry technologies is implemented to construct oral, written and visual presentations Integralto the Landscape Architecture Profession. 

Range of Occupations

  • Landscape Design Intern
  • Landscape Design CAD operator
  • Site Surveyor
  • Map Developer
  • Garden and Nursery Assistant
  • Sustainability Officer
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Water Resource Specialist

Graduation Requirements

See Academic Regulations for college-wide Graduation Requirements .

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General Education Requirements: 25 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 3-6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 3 credits

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits

See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements   for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits

Computer Competency Requirement

General education requirement CTA 100  or CTP 103  meets this requirement.

Diversity Requirement

General educational requirement SOC 111  meets this requirement.

Fast Track Option

This program has a Fast Track Option  for those holding a college degree.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

  • Define and apply a design process for solving design problems.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills inclusive of environmental, socio-political, health and safety, and sustainable influences and relationships.
  • Utilize technical skills, methods, and technologies common to the Landscape Architecture Profession.
  • Construct oral, written and visual communications common to the Landscape Architecture Profession.
  • Express Landscape Architecture as a profession with regards to practices, values and ethics.
  • Recognize and utilize Landscape Architecture Historical precedents, theory and research. 

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Anne Arundel Community College Certificate

Architecture and Interior Design - Landscape Design (certificate)  

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