Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA)
The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) has been developed with a vision of becoming the leading program in the Arab World which produces leading architects of open spaces who are responsive to the cultural and natural needs of the Arab World.
To enable graduates to accommodate community needs and manage land resources in the process of place-making. The aim is to develop in each student the ability to design, restore and manage landscapes in natural, rural and urban settings. Emphasis on ecological concepts, environmental sustainability, aesthetic and cultural considerations situate the program in the region. The Department values and promotes civic engagement of students and faculty within and outside of its context and through coursework, field trips, experimental learning, and internships, it helps prepare the students for the future challenges of the profession.
The Landscape Architecture program comprises a total of 144 credit hours normally taken over four years, including summers.