Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

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


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

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

Code:  AAS.ACH.LAND-DSGN

Total Credit Hours: 60

About Architecture-and-Interior-Design Department - see www.aacc.edu 

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. 

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Michael Ryan

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
3 credit hours    
ACH 111 - Graphic Communication 1: Composition and Delineation  
ACH 111 and ACH 121 are corequisites.
3 credit hours     
ACH 121 - Construction Technology 1  
ACH 111 and ACH 121 are corequisites.
3 credit hours     
CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology  OR
CTP 103 - Theories and Applications of Digital Technology  
3 credit hours    
MAT 145 - Precalculus 1  
3 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
3 credit hours     
ACH 112 - Graphic Communication 2: Design and Representation  
3 credit hours     
ACH 113 - Analysis of the Built Environment   3 credit hours     
ACH 114 - History of Contemporary Landscape Design   3 credit hours     
ACH 245 - Digital Technologies 1  
3 credit hours     

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ACH 115 - Introduction to Landscape Architecture   4 credit hours     
ACH 117 - Landscape Architecture: Plant Identification   3 credit hours     
ACH 242 - Environmental Systems for Design  
3 credit hours     
ACH 221 - History of World Architecture 1  OR
ACH 222 - History of World Architecture 2  
3 credit hours    
CAD Elective
Choose one from the following courses:
ACH 255 - Digital Technologies 2  
ACH 265 - Digital Studio  
ACH 270 - Building Information Modeling  
ACH 271 - Advanced Building Information Modeling  
3 credit hours    

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ACH 116 - Landscape Architecture: System and Design  
4 credit hours     
ACH 118 - Landscape Architecture: Materials of Construction  
3 credit hours     
SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  
SOC 111 meets the Diversity Requirement for this degree.
 
3 credit hours     
BIO 113 - Sustainable Horticulture  
4 credit hours     

 

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