The Certificate in Landscape Plants, offered by the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design (AED), provides a brief introduction to the areas of horticulture and an intensive learning experience in both woody and herbaceous landscape plants. Learning the names and usage of plants provides a deeper understanding for anyone interested in gardening and landscaping. For the professional, it provides the essential knowledge of plants needed to design high-quality landscapes for clients. For the hobbyist, it provides information that enriches the gardening experience.

This certificate is available to all undergraduate degree students and non-degree-seeking students. Consult an academic advisor about how the required courses fit into academic and career plans.

The majority of courses are offered on the Ambler Campus.

Campus Location: Ambler

Program Code: TA-LAPL-CERT

Contact Information

Sasha W. Eisenman, PhD, Architecture and Environmental Design Department Chair
Tyler School of Art and Architecture
Dixon Hall, Room 201
580 Meetinghouse Road
Ambler, PA 19002

Kate Benisek, MALD, MLA, ASLA, Landscape Architecture Program Head
Tyler School of Art and Architecture
Dixon Hall, Room 206
580 Meetinghouse Road
Ambler, PA 19002

Learn more about the undergraduate certificate in Landscape Plants.


Credit certificates may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon satisfactory completion of the required credits for the specific topic area with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall.

At least half of the courses required for the certificate must be completed at Temple University.

Note: The symbol after the course title indicates that the class is offered ONLY in the semester indicated.
(F) = offered only in fall semester
(S) = offered only in spring semester
Required Courses
HORT 1001Fundamentals of Horticulture2
HORT 1211Woody Plants I (F)3
HORT 1212Woody Plants II (S)3
HORT 2221Herbaceous Plants I (F)3
HORT 2222Herbaceous Plants II (S)3
Total Credit Hours14