"I tend to go with landplanner's reply that the Board (that is, LAAB for my fellow practitioners in the US) looks into the academic programs individually, so BSLArch programs are not discriminated from accreditation across the board.
"I am researching every LA program in the country, and almost all (thus far) are BLA's that are accredited. I only found one BSLA that is listed as accredited. Perhaps LAAB makes it part of accreditation that the professional accredited degree…"
From an employment perspective, I've seen in the past years, job postings from California had BSLA as a minimum requisite for employment as well as BLA. However, in my experience Design Firms are most interested in young candidates with…"
"To my knowledge the difference derives from what 'College' your University has classified Landscape Architecture under. I graduated BSLA from an Accredited program and am licensed. Originally, the program was accredited but not a B.S. It…"
"It makes all the difference in the world when you go to take the licensing test in your state. If your degree is not accredited by LAAB, you do not qualify to sit for the exam after 3 years of practice or so. It will take you 10 years or so to…"
Will, welcome to the lounge. Great work, I really liked that small waterfront park! I hope you are enjoying the site. Please feel free to get involved in some of the discussions in the forum. Thanks for joining.
I have an outdoor space connected to the house in souther California that receives sun in the late morning to the late afternoon. I'd like to create shelter by planting a vine on suspended wires forming a pergola over the space which faces…Continue
Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone can offer some resources for how Landscape Architecture might be used to remediate oil sands sites? Everything I've found so far is generally experimental, and given my lack of knowledge, I'm having trouble finding…Continue
I just passed the LARE and since I am a glutton for punishment I was looking at getting the LEED ND+C Certification. However, the GBCI just released their new certification called AP Sites. I am confused as to whether sites is apart of the usgbc or…Continue