Courses


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Course Number

Course Title

School year

Semester

Credits

Lecture
(hours)

Practice
(hours)

41103

Elementary Design Ⅰ

First year

Spring

3

2

2

41104

Elementary Design Ⅱ

Fall

4

2

4

4

41443

Introduction to Landscape Architecture

Fall

2

2

0

0

41444

Landscape Architecture Design Studio

Second year

Spring

4

2

4

41445

Woody Plants

Spring

3

2

2

2

41448

Cultural of Western Landscape Architecture

Spring

3

3

0

0

41446

Computer Graphics Design Application

Spring

3

2

2

2

41447

Theories of Landscape Design

Spring

3

3

0

0

41415

Landscape materials and Construction

Fall

3

3

0

0

41449

Landscape Architecture Design Studio 2

Fall

4

2

4

4

41450

Landscape Planning

Fall

3

3

0

0

41417

Geographic Information System

Fall

3

2

2

2

41451

Cultural History of Eastern Landscape Architecture

Fall

3

3

0

0

41452

Landscape Architecture Design Studio

Third year

Spring

4

2

4

41453

Planting Planning &Techniques

Spring

3

2

2

2

41039

Theories of Residential Environmental Design

Spring

3

3

0

0

41410

Landscape Structure and Practice

Spring

3

3

0

0

41454

Leisure &Recreation Planning

Spring

3

3

0

0

41455

Landscape Architecture Design Studio

Fall

4

2

4

4

41411

Landscape Ecology

Fall

3

3

0

0

41418

Landscape Construction Details and Integration

Fall

3

3

0

0

41456

Multimedia &Landscape Architecture  Application

Fall

3

2

2

2

41457

Park and Recreation Management

Fall

3

3

0

0

41458

Internship

Fall

S.U

 

 

 

41420

Topics in Contemporary Landscape  Architecture

Fourth year

Spring

3

3

0

41459

Landscape Architecture Design Studio

Spring

4

2

4

4

41460

Urban Environment and Open Space

Spring

3

3

0

0

41461

Legal Aspects of Landscape Architecture

Spring

3

3

0

0

41462

Green Tourism Planning

Fall

3

3

0

0

41463

Ecological Planning

Fall

3

3

0

0

41464

Topics in Urban Environmental Design

Fall

3

3

0

0

41465

Seminar on Professional Practice

Fall

3

3

0

0

 


Course Descriptions


  • 41103 Elementary Design Ⅰ (3.2.2)
    This introductory studio is designed to teach communication means in design and to expressing students’ thoughts through visual media.

  • 41893 Studies in Design of Urban Landscape Ⅰ (3.3.0)
    This course aims to acquire the principles and methods of urban landscape design which is a extended field of landscape architecture from the history of ‘the city beautiful movement’ The urban landscape is a converged and integrated task cooperated with urban planning, landscape architecture and architecture. This course searches the roles of landscape architecture in urban landscape by interdisciplinary approaches. The course deals with the case studies of the landscape features and attraction of West & East cities with their histories and theories, and it also proceed the practice for acquiring the contemporary urban landscape plan and design cases.


  • 41888 Landscape Architectural Aesthetics (3.3.0)
    This course aims to acquire the aesthetic principles and application methods which form the values of various landscapes and design of them. The course mainly covers to examine the regional and chronological diversity of the recognizing aesthetical values of landscape, and to study the relevant theories. It also deals with morphology of visual landscape, chromatics, landscape theory and design theory. The course finally ascertains the theories, methods and effects applied to major landscape architectural works.

  • 41104 Elementary Design Ⅱ (4.2.4)
    This course is a continuation of Elementary Design I. This course is designed to provide basic knowledge of expression techniques of landscape architecture and to provide the fundamentals of the design process.                                     

 

  • 41443 Introduction to Landscape Architecture (2.2.0)
    This survey course provides an orientation to landscape architecture, as one of the environmental design professions. Lectures and field trips are related to the historical background of landscape architecture, central ideas of the profession, role of the designer in the problem-solving process, nature, modes, and scope of current landscape architectural practices.

 

  • 41444 Landscape Architecture Design Studio I (4.2.4)
    This is an introductory studio dealing with gardens and other small scaled outside spaces. This course encourages students to re-interpret the functions and meanings of a garden, and to experiment with various materials and drawings. The studio deals with residential and public gardens.

 

  • 41445 Woody Plants (3.2.2)
    This course provides an introduction to the identification of woody plants, and an understanding of woody plants as landscape materials. This course also deals with the aesthetic and functional features, cultivation, breeding, and relations with environmental situations and pollution.

 

  • 41448 Cultural History of Western Landscape Architecture (3.3.0)
    The first of two required courses is in landscape history. It introduces students to the history of landscape architecture through the design transformation of landscapes from Mesopotamia and Egypt through 19th century Europe and USA. The focus is on the intersection of physical and biological landscape processes, with cultural, social and political processes, and design theories and techniques in shaping the design of gardens, and public spaces.


  • 41446 Computer Graphics Design Application (3.2.2)
    This is a laboratory, lecture and demonstration class to introduce software applications specific to required landscape architecture courses.

 

  • 41447 Theories of Landscape Design (3.3.0)
    This course provides an introduction to the fundamental theories of landscape design. This course also offers various opportunities to interpret and criticize real landscape projects. Students learn basic principles of landscape design and landscape aesthetics.

 

  • 41415 Landscape materials and Construction (3.3.0)
    The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of fundamental properties of landscape materials and their implications for landscape design. Students will be asked to creatively think about the materiality of landscape and determine ways to celebrate the unique properties of materials in construction.

 

  • 41449 Landscape Architecture Design Studio II (4.2.4)
    This studio examines city parks and intermediately-scaled city open spaces. Students are asked to experiment with actual city park sites through a structured design process, from analysis to detailing.

 

  • 41450 Landscape Planning (3.3.0)
    This is a basic course in site engineering, correlating the design and technical aspects of site development and suitability. Topics to be covered in this course include: grading, drainage, circulation requirements, alignment, organizational concepts relative to landscape resources, site evaluation, utilization and protection, and building and site program analysis and coordination.


  • 41417 Geographic Information System (3.2.2)
    This course uses principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a computer tool to provide spatial information analysis.  Laboratory instruction in the use of GIS software will aid in the analysis of workplace problem situations.

 

  • 41451 Cultural History of Eastern Landscape Architecture (3.3.0)
    Non-western cultures, including Korea, China, Japan and the Islamic world are included as a counterpoint to the principal examination of western landscape design beginning in classical Greece. This course is designed to place landscape architecture in a broad cultural and social context and develop skills in critical thinking and writing. Methods included are: readings, assigned essays, midterm slide identification examination, term papers, and a final examination.

 

  • 41452 Landscape Architecture Design Studio III (3.3.0)
    This studio covers urban scaled open spaces, as well as streets and plazas. This course requires students to develop insightful ways to read open spaces in an urban context through case studies and design exercises.

 

  • 41453  Planting Design & Techniques (3.2.2)
    This course provides analysis and understanding of plants in terms of their physical and ecological functions, and effects as a primary factor of landscape architecture. The goal of this course is to teach the techniques for planting on the basis of the knowledge of the materiality, meaning, and effects of plants.


  • 41039 Theories of Residential Environmental Design (3.3.0)
    This is a theoretical course examining the relationship between outdoor spaces and dwellings. This course discusses basic matters regarding the design of residential complexes and houses. It also studies relationships between residing patterns and external spaces in a theoretical and methodological way. This course will cultivate integrated vision and discuss social and design-related issues, in various types of dwellings ranging from private residences to public housing.

 

  • 41410 Landscape Structure and Practice (3.3.0)
    This is a basic course in site engineering, focusing on correlating the design and technical aspects of site development and suitability. Topics included are: grading, drainage, circulation requirements and alignment, organizational concepts relative to landscape resources, site evaluation, utilization and protection, and building and site program analysis and coordination


  • 41454 Leisure & Recreation Planning (3.3.0)
    This goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the theoretical background of the leisure and recreation business. It aims to teach the new planning processes of leisure, recreation and tourism based on contemporary changes of social demands.

 

  • 41455 Landscape Architecture Design Studio IV (4.2.4)
    This is a studio dealing with site planning and urban infrastructure. The studio experiments with large-scale sites such as housing sites, campuses or corporate sites based on the principal site planning process. This studio finds new possibilities for urban infrastructure in contemporary urban spaces and tries to incorporate landscape design as a major player.

 

  • 41411 Landscape Ecology (3.3.0)
    This is a series of lectures based on living things, human beings, environment and principles of action and reaction in terms of the fundamental concepts of ecology, urban environmental problems, human activities, ecosystems, and emphasizes the meaning of protection of natural environment.

 

  • 41418 Landscape Construction Details and Integration (3.3.0)
    This goal of this course is to cultivate the abilities of practical practice by teaching accurate details and integration for the realization of designs.

 

  • 41456 Multimedia & Landscape Architecture Application (3.2.2)
    This subject enables students to become familiar with digital media through lectures and practices related to landscape planning and design using digital media.  This course will teach design reasoning and processing, and will conduct the actual training of shape formation processes with applications..

 

  • 41457 Park and Recreation Management (3.3.0)
    This goal of this course is to teach how to improve the quality level of landscaped spaces and how to continuously maintain and administer them.  Additionally, this course provides an opportunity to have a refreshed recognition of the necessity and importance of landscape management.  This area been relatively overlooked when compared with landscape planning and design fields. A series of lectures and field trips will provide students opportunities to learn many aspects of management.

 

  • 41458 Internship (season’s semester at S.U.)
    This internship provides professional office experience under the supervision of practicing landscape architects. This goal of this internship is to provide opportunities to increase the site work experiences through practical experiences.

 

  • 41420 Topics in Contemporary Landscape Architecture (3.3.0)
    This course aims to understand the modern and contemporary trends of landscape architecture with criticism. The course mainly covers to categorize the chronological landscape styles and to comprehend the cultural significances of each by cross-checking with fine art, architecture and urban design styles. It ultimately aims to develop the students’ creativity for landscape designer by acquiring the intellectual background of contemporary landscape cases.

 

  • 41459 Landscape Architecture Design Studio V(4.2.4)
    This is the last studio class.  It creatively consolidates complicated aspects of landscape architecture based on the students’ accumulated knowledge and design experiences. For strengthening the ability of practical projects, this course offers exposure to various design and planning techniques, new visions of urban and natural spaces, imagination of design subjects and discourses, development of forms, and cutting-edge representational techniques.

 

  • 41460 Urban Environment and Open Space (3.3.0)
    This course provides lectures and field studies to teach the importance of the roles of open spaces in an urban context. This course provides an understanding of the ecological characteristics of urban open spaces and teaches the methods for management. This course also provides an understanding of current conditions of actual sites.

 

  • 41461 Legal Aspects of Landscape Architecture (3.3.0)
    This goal of this course is to foster competent experts by way of examining laws related to landscape architectural fields by investigating created examples of urban parks and open spaces and by conducting site surveys.  

 

  • 41462 Green Tourism Planning (3.3.0)
    This course aims to improve students’ planning abilities within the priority of regional planning, and to understand the green tourism planning process. This course also introduces new issues of regional planning such as the aspect of preservation and the utilization of the agricultural experience village.

 

  • 41463 Ecological Planning (3.3.0)
    This course provides lectures and discussions to comprehensively review plans and systematically deal with the factors of ecosystems, clarifying the primary values and systems of nature.

 

  • 41464 Topics in Urban Environmental Design (3.3.0)
    This course covers literature reviews and discussions regarding urban spaces and landscape, especially in terms of the fundamental factors concerning the design of public spaces. Particularly, this course explores the emerging concepts and methods of urban landscape planning.

 

  • 41465 A Seminar on Professional Practice (3.3.0)
    This course provides lectures, field studies, discussions and practice to teach the basic knowledge required for practical practice. This course will prepare students for graduation with presentation skills, portfolio design, knowledge of construction documents, and other practical subjects.  Additionally, this course will provide introductions to various job opportunities related to the field of architectural landscape.