Montana State University

Montreal 2013

Landscape Design and Horticulture

Location: Montreal


Dates: August 3 - August 10, 2013

Language: English (French is useful in Montreal, but not necessary)


Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA, interview

Eligibility: MSU and non-MSU


Level: Undergraduate/ Graduate

Program Overview: Study landscape architecture and horticulture in the fascinating city of Montreal. 

Course Rubrics: to be determined

Credits: 3

Application Deadline: March 29, 2013

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Cost: $1850 (airfare not included)



Academic Program
Works of landscape design/architecture and horticulture have significant impact on sustainability.  Through place and plants we form our partneships with natuire.  This course serves as an introduction to concepts, history and sustainabilty in landscape design/architecture and hnorticulture to enhance appreciation of materials and processes.  Locations selected expose students to various environments, cultural exchange and technical ability.

Students will examine plant uses and management in the urban landscape, gain exposure to a variety of urban horticultural operations, and increase the breadth and depth of their landscape plant material knowledge.


Program Goals

Appreciation of the wide range of landscapes and horticultural practices.

Awareness of sustainable approaches in both design and horticultural practises.

Ability to identify and describe plant material introduced.

Ability to sketch/draw various locations.



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