Landscape Architecture and
Regional & Community Planning
Landscape Architecture Program
We prepare graduates to be leaders in the field of landscape architecture by integrating student learning with faculty research and creative pursuits and engaging with partners in communities and other disciplines. Through these activities we significantly advance the discipline of landscape architecture.
Regional & Community Planning Program
We prepare graduates to be effective advocates of resilient cities and responsible for community growth and redevelopment. We engage in the exchange of ideas that develop strategic visioning to enhance quality of life in ways that are sustainable, equitable, and accessible to all our citizens. We contribute to the expansion of knowledge through research and its dissemination, outreach to various constituents, and professional education grounded in creative and critical thinking.
Community Development Program
As a part of the Great Plains IDEA online programs, the Community Development Program provides professional preparation for career development or advancement. We prepare graduates to address challenges faced by communities in the United States and other countries, particularly those in rural areas.
Community Planning Minor
The minor in Community Planning complements degree programs for students who are interested in community planning and development processes. Majors with a connection to community planning include public administration, geography, political science, architecture, business, agriculture and engineering.