Department of Landscape Architecture

Department of Landscape Architecture

1920s

  • 1927 First Landscape Architecture courses

    Curriculum in landscape architecture established as a component of courses in the Department of Horticulture.

1930s

  • 1932 First female to recieve a degree in Landscape Architecture

    Elizabeth Lee Lawrence becomes the first woman to earn a B.S. degree in Landscape Architecture.

1940s

  • 1942 Division of Landscape Architecture established

    Division of Landscape Architecture established within the Department of Horticulture.

1950s

  • 3/21/1951 Department of Landscape Architecture accredited

    The Department of Landscape Architecture receives accreditation from the American Society of Landscape Architects, becoming the second to do so in the South, and one of only ten accredited schools in the U.S.

1960s

  • 1968 Masters' degrees in Landscape Architecture first offered