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2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Residential Landscape Design and Construction - BS


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  • For more information about Residential Landscape Design and Construction, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS)   3     ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3    
LAEP 1030: Introduction to Landscape Architecture (BCA)   3     LAEP 3600: Landscape Materials   2    
PSC 1050: Plants, Soils, and Climate Orientation   1-2   Enroll in 1 credit MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4    
PSC 1800: Introduction to Horticulture (BLS)   3     PSC 2200: Pest Management Principles and Practices   3    
PSC 2620: Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape   3     WILD 2200: Ecology of Our Changing World (BLS)   3    
Elective 1   Elective 1  
Recommended Total Credits: 14   Recommended Total Credits: 16  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 1110: General Chemistry I (BPS)   4     LAEP 1300: Digital Drafting, Illustration, and Modeling   3    
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     PSC 3400: Arboriculture   3    
LAEP 1200: Introduction to Graphics and Illustration   4     PSC 3500: Structure and Function of Plants   3    
PSC 2600: Herbaceous Plant Materials   3     Breadth Social Sciences (BSS) Course   3  
Elective 1   Elective     3  
Recommended Total Credits: 15   Recommended Total Credits: 15  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PSC 3000: Fundamentals of Soil Science   4     PSC 3300: Residential Landscapes   3    
PSC 3430: Construction Methods for Residential Landscape Installation   2     PSC 4420: Landscape Irrigation Design (QI)   2    
PSC 3810: Turfgrass Management   3     PSC 4100: Professional Turf and Urban Landscape Water Management   3    
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course   3   Depth Social Sciences Course (DSS)   3  
Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3   Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)  /Communications Intensive (CI) Course   3  
Elective      1   Elective 1  
Recommended Total Credits: 16   Recommended Total Credits: 15  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PSC 4250: Internship in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate   1-4     ASTE 3050: Technical and Professional Communication Principles (CI)   3    
PSC 4301: Computer Aided Residential Landscape Design   2     PSC 3440: Landscape Business Practices   3    
PSC 5090: Sustainable Low Water Landscaping   3     PSC 4302: Advanced Residential Landscape Design   2    
PSC 5550: Weed Biology and Control   4     Electives  7  
PSC 4000: Soil and Water Conservation   4          
Elective 3        
Recommended Total Credits: 17+   Recommended Total Credits: 15  
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Contact Lisa Allen, lisa.allen@usu.edu, 435-797-0454 for advising.

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