About the courseThe Landscape Design and Contracting concentration prepares students for careers in the design-build profession for residential, commercial, and public properties. Landscape designers and contractors create, build, and manage landscape projects and work in close collaboration with other design and contracting professionals. Students will develop skills to provide environmental solutions, creating projects that minimize the impact on the environment. They also acquire skills to manage multifaceted projects of all scales, including site design, estimating of job and labor costs, construction methods and techniques, plant selection and care, as well as business management skills. Experiential learning opportunities lead to projects allowing our students to work with clients and realize built works prior to graduating. Additionally, students are required to complete an internship, furthering their learning opportunities. This concentration is fully accredited by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). Graduates of this concentration are recognized by the Colorado State Board of Landscape Architects, allowing our students to become eligible for landscape architecture licensure.
Intake MonthsJanuary, May, August
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AboutFounded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. The world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than 300 million in research funding annually. The professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture and construction management are ranked among the nation’s best.
Colorado State is the “University of Choice” for Colorado residents, 30% of all of Colorado’s science, math, engineering and technology majors pursue degrees at CSU. To date, more than 230,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees have been conferred at Colorado State.
Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a Mountain Campus. Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students,
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