“It’s unique,” said Landscape Architecture Assistant Professor Ryan Hargrove. “Landscape architecture is the great mixture of art and science. It allows you to have a creative output while still maintaining precision and the technical aspect of science.
According to the official department website, UK offers the only accredited professional landscape architecture degree in Kentucky. Hargrove explained that after completing the five-year program, graduates can either go directly into the profession working under a licensed landscape architect until they receive their own license or go into graduate school.