Landscape and Environmental Design Degree

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Course Number Course Title CL LAB CR
Fall Semester
# BI 117 Introduction to Plant Biology 3 2 4
  IT 102 PC Applications 3 0 3
# LD 101 Identification and Uses of Trees 3 0 3
# LD 115 Landscape Architectural Design Theory 3 0 3
  MT 120 Topics in Applied College Mathematics or higher* 4 0 4
Spring Semester
# AR 101 AutoCAD 2D 3 0 3
  EN 101 English Composition 4 0 4
# ENV 101 Fundamentals of Environmental Science 3 2 4
# LD 102 Identification and Uses of Shrubs, Groundcovers and Vines 3 0 3
# LD 112 Landscape Drawing and Presentation Techniques 2 2 3
Fall Semester
# BI 115 Introduction to Ecology 3 2 4
  EN 125 Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology or  
  EN xxx English Elective 3 0 3
# LD 220 Planting Design 3 0 3
  SO xxx Social Science Elective** 3 0 3
  XX xxx Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3-4 0 3-4
Spring Semester
# AR 160 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 2 2 3
# LD 270 Sustainable Landscape Principles and Practices 3 2 4
# LD 290 Senior Project/Internship 0 12 4
# XX xxx Landscape and Environmental Design Elective*** 3-4 0 3-4
Program Cost Estimates

* Excluding MT 129; students should consult their academic advisors to ensure that the appropriate math course is selected to correspond with individual academic goals.
**Any course with a prefix of AN, EO, HI, PS, PY or SO (except HI 104 and HI 105).
*** Any AR, CV, LD, BU, FA or other course approved by the Department Head of the Landscape and Environmental Design program and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

CL - Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB - Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR - Number of credit hours for the course

Curriculum for students entering program in 2014-15.

The degree of Associate in Science with a major in Landscape and Environmental Design will be awarded upon successful completion of the program.

The Associate in Science in Landscape and Environmental Design Degree has been developed to accommodate a demand, locally and globally, for educated environmental professionals. This Degree is for students interested in pursuing an education and/or career related to the natural environment such as forestry, landscape management and design, wetland science, landscape architecture, urban planning, environmental technology or environmental conservation.

The curriculum, which combines coursework in natural science, technology and design, provides students with a core foundation of education and skills needed to launch their careers as well as exposure to the variety of career and advanced degree opportunities in the growing environmental industry. Students will gain an understanding of the natural environment and its relationship to the designed built environment through required course work and practical experience. Graduates will have a working knowledge of and appreciation for the natural physical environment in the context of landscape and environmentally related professions. Some of the major field courses are only available in the evening.

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Specific Admission Requirements

  1.  High school Algebra I with a grade of “C” or higher or NHTI's MT 093 and MT 094, both with grades of “C” or higher;
  2.  High school Biology with lab with a grade of “C” or higher.

Internship Considerations

NHTI has developed excellent practicum opportunities for our students to foster hands-on learning while simultaneously receiving credit. Nonetheless, the college's first priority must be to ensure that patients/clients/children/families are not placed in jeopardy by students during learning experiences. Therefore, students in internship, externship, practicum, service learning, and clinical experiences must demonstrate sufficient emotional stability to withstand the stresses, uncertainties and changing circumstances that characterize patient/client/child/family responsibilities. Furthermore, the student is expected to have the emotional stability required to exercise sound judgment, accept direction and guidance from a supervisor or faculty member, and establish rapport and maintain sensitive interpersonal relationships and confidentiality with employees, customers, and/or patients/clients/children and their families.

Liaquat Khan, D.A.
Landscape & Environmental Design Department Head

(603) 271-6484 x4221

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011