Welcome to Plant Science and Landscape Architecture at UConn
With hands-on experience, diverse academic options, and dedicated faculty, we're preparing the next generation leaders in the fields of plant science and landscape architecture. With a focus on the interaction of plants, soils, and the use of land for the mutual benefit of people and sustainable environments, our goal is to help students thrive and acquire knowledge that puts them on the path to successful careers.
Our program in Landscape Architecture offers an accredited, professional Bachelor of Science degree that helps students prepare for fulfilling careers in a growing industry.
Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems
The SPSS major focuses on the science and practices associated with sustainable plant production.
Internship and Job Opportunities
Learning while engaged in the real world is a critical part of a successful education. In the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, we value internships and jobs tied to your field of study. We have the connections to help you get positions in the field and in the firms that will give you a competitive advantage after graduation.
Our grads take their PSLA experience and put it into action with careers in a variety of fields. Learn about our amazing UConn alumni and how they are applying their skills and knowledge in plant science and landscape architecture.
You can take your love of plant science and landscape architecture beyond the classroom from your first day on campus. There are countless student clubs and organizations, learning communities, and university committees that allow you to grow your network and your skills in non-academic settings.
News & Events
Experts from UConn Extension are helping bolster the craft brewing industry with research and outreach on this all-important crop
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of “Health” being added to its name, CAHNR is kicking off a year-long celebration of health-related research, education, and extension outreach taking place across the College.
The compact butterfly bush called Pugster Amethyst is based on plants first developed in the lab of UConn horticulture professor Mark Brand