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Bradford Paul Collett

Professor | Plant Sciences
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

AGNR 491 - International Experience in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 - 12 credit hours

Credit for formalized international experiences related to agricultural sciences and natural resources. Determination of credit based on nature of the proposed experience. Students should discuss the opportunity with their faculty advisors prior to the trip to determine if it is appropriate for credit. Credit hours will be determined by the department and college depending on the extent of activity and types of projects and/or presentations to be completed by the student upon return.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy

ARCH 474 - Advanced Architectural Design: Landscape Architecture I
6 credit hour(s)

Introduces students to techniques, concepts, and practices of landscape architecture and landscape planning with particular emphasis on development of representational and communication skills using digital and analog media. Strategic and formal design concepts are introduced as vehicles for the exploration of a wide range of media and techniques for analyzing landscapes, projecting design alternatives, and communicating design ideas. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both ARCH 474 and LAR 551.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : ARCH 471.
(RE) Corequisite(s): ARCH 424; PLSC 320 or PLSC 321.
Comment(s): Completion of a natural science with lab elective required.
Registration Permission: Permission of MLA program director.

ARCH 598 - Master of Architecture Project (MAP) Studio
3 - 6 credit hours

Students develop their thesis independently in consultation with their Master of Architecture Project (MAP) committee, which reviews the work on a systematic basis. Students present the work publicly and prepare documentation for archive in the UTK libraries. The Committee Chair serves as the primary critic and is responsible to confirm that the requirements of the MAP are met.

Grading Restriction: P/NP only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 24 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 529.
Credit Level Restriction: Graduate credit only.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

LAR 425 - Special Topics in Landscape Architecture
3 credit hour(s)

Faculty initiated professional elective in landscape architecture.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Architecture major or consent of instructor.

LAR 434 - Operative Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

Surveys the evolving socio-ecological conditions resulting from urbanization, climate dynamics, evolving economies and technological innovation. Landscape architects around the world increasingly engage these complexities in the built environment to create new possibilities for the economic, social, and environmental performance of landscapes in public, private, and infrastructural territories. Will use contemporary projects as a basis for understanding multi-scalar design approaches, technical details, and maintenance regimes. Emphasis will be placed on built landscapes and living systems as integral parts of more dynamic, resilient, and sustainable approaches to landscape design, implementation, and management across scales from the site to the watershed. Schedule Type: LL;
Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hours lecture plus 1 hour lab Registration Restriction: Minimum level junior or consent of instructor.

LAR 534 - Operative Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

Surveys the evolving socio-ecological conditions resulting from urbanization, climate dynamics, evolving economies and technological innovation. Landscape architects around the world increasingly engage these complexities in the built environment to create new possibilities for the economic, social, and environmental performance of landscapes in public, private, and infrastructural territories. Will use contemporary projects as a basis for understanding multi-scalar design approaches, technical details, and maintenance regimes. Emphasis will be placed on built landscapes and living systems as integral parts of more dynamic, resilient, and sustainable approaches to landscape design, implementation, and management across scales from the site to the watershed.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : GEOL 590.
Registration Restriction(s): Landscape architecture major or consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Seddighi, Reza

LAR 535 - Operative Landscape Tactics
3 credit hour(s)

Provides instruction on the practical design, implementation, and management of living systems as fundamental elements of multifunctional infrastructures and operative landscapes at a range of scales and contexts. Planning, design, implementation, maintenance, and professional communication methods are exercised through a series of project scenarios.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : LAR 534.
Registration Restriction(s): Landscape architecture major or consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael

LAR 553 - Design Studio III
6 credit hour(s)

Focus on regional landscape systems with emphasis on community development, spatial planning, urban/rural networks, and natural resource sustainability. Students engage with community partners to tackle complex issues such as water resource stewardship, infrastructure adaptation, ecological resilience, environmental justice, policy innovation, and economic development. Interdisciplinary teams of architecture and landscape architecture students are encouraged.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 552.

LAR 555 - Design Studio V
6 credit hour(s)

Focus on issues of infrastructure and urbanism with particular emphasis on new approaches to the design of metropolitan conditions using landscape as the primary organizing system. Students develop comprehensive projects which include inventive programmatic conditions, strategies for implementation, and concrete spatial and formal designs.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 554.

LAR 580 - Thesis Preparation/Programming
3 credit hour(s)

Research, planning, and preparation of thesis document under supervision of candidate’s thesis committee in anticipation of thesis design studio.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 555 or consent of instructor.

LAR 598 - Master of Landscape Project
3 - 6 credit hours

Students develop a thesis independently in consultation with their Master of Landscape Project (MLP) committee, which reviews the work on a systematic basis. Students present the work publicly and prepare documentation for archive in the UTK libraries. The Committee Chair serves as the primary critic and is responsible to confirm that the requirements of the MLP are met.

Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 24 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : LAR 580.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

PLSC 180 - Landscape Design/Performance/Function
3 credit hour(s)

The imprint of human influences on the landscape is a reflection of culture, technology, values, and societal attitudes towards nature. This course provides an overview of these influences: throughout history, examines the ways through which today’s society impacts landscape systems, and surveys contemporary strategies through which landscape planners and designers seek to address grand challenges. Couse will explore landscape dynamics in a range of territories including those that are intensely urban, agronomic, protected wildernesses, and all places in-between. Satisfies Volunteer Core Requirement: (AH)

PLSC 491 - International Study: History and Culture of International Gardens and Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

International travel experience will provide opportunities to learn how historic estates, gardens, and arboreta reflect the climate, topography, history, philosophical social structure, art and politics at the time of their creation. Course will focus on observation of local plant material, study of different garden and landscape design styles, and will foster an appreciation of international cultures.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC) (WC).
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : ENGL 102 or ENGL 132 or ENGL 290 or ENGL 298.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Raper, Tyson Brant | Sykes, Virginia Roseanna | Ross, Michael | Shekoofa, Avat

PLSC 591 - History and Culture of International Gardens and Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

International travel experience will provide opportunities to learn how historic European estates, gardens, and arboreta reflect the climate, topography, history, philosophical social structure, art and politics at the time of their creation. Course will focus on observation of local plant material, study of different garden and landscape design styles, and will foster an appreciation of international cultures.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both 491 and 591.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy

Bradford Paul Collett image
112 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4561
Education and Training
  • Masters, Landscape Architecture, Ohio State Univ Columbus, 2004

Bradford Paul Collett

Professor | Plant Sciences
Bradford Paul Collett image
112 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4561
Education and Training
  • Masters, Landscape Architecture, Ohio State Univ Columbus, 2004
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

AGNR 491 - International Experience in Agriculture and Natural Resources
1 - 12 credit hours

Credit for formalized international experiences related to agricultural sciences and natural resources. Determination of credit based on nature of the proposed experience. Students should discuss the opportunity with their faculty advisors prior to the trip to determine if it is appropriate for credit. Credit hours will be determined by the department and college depending on the extent of activity and types of projects and/or presentations to be completed by the student upon return.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy

ARCH 474 - Advanced Architectural Design: Landscape Architecture I
6 credit hour(s)

Introduces students to techniques, concepts, and practices of landscape architecture and landscape planning with particular emphasis on development of representational and communication skills using digital and analog media. Strategic and formal design concepts are introduced as vehicles for the exploration of a wide range of media and techniques for analyzing landscapes, projecting design alternatives, and communicating design ideas. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both ARCH 474 and LAR 551.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : ARCH 471.
(RE) Corequisite(s): ARCH 424; PLSC 320 or PLSC 321.
Comment(s): Completion of a natural science with lab elective required.
Registration Permission: Permission of MLA program director.

ARCH 598 - Master of Architecture Project (MAP) Studio
3 - 6 credit hours

Students develop their thesis independently in consultation with their Master of Architecture Project (MAP) committee, which reviews the work on a systematic basis. Students present the work publicly and prepare documentation for archive in the UTK libraries. The Committee Chair serves as the primary critic and is responsible to confirm that the requirements of the MAP are met.

Grading Restriction: P/NP only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 24 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 529.
Credit Level Restriction: Graduate credit only.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

LAR 425 - Special Topics in Landscape Architecture
3 credit hour(s)

Faculty initiated professional elective in landscape architecture.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Architecture major or consent of instructor.

LAR 434 - Operative Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

Surveys the evolving socio-ecological conditions resulting from urbanization, climate dynamics, evolving economies and technological innovation. Landscape architects around the world increasingly engage these complexities in the built environment to create new possibilities for the economic, social, and environmental performance of landscapes in public, private, and infrastructural territories. Will use contemporary projects as a basis for understanding multi-scalar design approaches, technical details, and maintenance regimes. Emphasis will be placed on built landscapes and living systems as integral parts of more dynamic, resilient, and sustainable approaches to landscape design, implementation, and management across scales from the site to the watershed. Schedule Type: LL;
Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hours lecture plus 1 hour lab Registration Restriction: Minimum level junior or consent of instructor.

LAR 534 - Operative Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

Surveys the evolving socio-ecological conditions resulting from urbanization, climate dynamics, evolving economies and technological innovation. Landscape architects around the world increasingly engage these complexities in the built environment to create new possibilities for the economic, social, and environmental performance of landscapes in public, private, and infrastructural territories. Will use contemporary projects as a basis for understanding multi-scalar design approaches, technical details, and maintenance regimes. Emphasis will be placed on built landscapes and living systems as integral parts of more dynamic, resilient, and sustainable approaches to landscape design, implementation, and management across scales from the site to the watershed.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : GEOL 590.
Registration Restriction(s): Landscape architecture major or consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Seddighi, Reza

LAR 535 - Operative Landscape Tactics
3 credit hour(s)

Provides instruction on the practical design, implementation, and management of living systems as fundamental elements of multifunctional infrastructures and operative landscapes at a range of scales and contexts. Planning, design, implementation, maintenance, and professional communication methods are exercised through a series of project scenarios.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : LAR 534.
Registration Restriction(s): Landscape architecture major or consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael

LAR 553 - Design Studio III
6 credit hour(s)

Focus on regional landscape systems with emphasis on community development, spatial planning, urban/rural networks, and natural resource sustainability. Students engage with community partners to tackle complex issues such as water resource stewardship, infrastructure adaptation, ecological resilience, environmental justice, policy innovation, and economic development. Interdisciplinary teams of architecture and landscape architecture students are encouraged.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 552.

LAR 555 - Design Studio V
6 credit hour(s)

Focus on issues of infrastructure and urbanism with particular emphasis on new approaches to the design of metropolitan conditions using landscape as the primary organizing system. Students develop comprehensive projects which include inventive programmatic conditions, strategies for implementation, and concrete spatial and formal designs.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 554.

LAR 580 - Thesis Preparation/Programming
3 credit hour(s)

Research, planning, and preparation of thesis document under supervision of candidate’s thesis committee in anticipation of thesis design studio.

(RE) Prerequisite(s) : 555 or consent of instructor.

LAR 598 - Master of Landscape Project
3 - 6 credit hours

Students develop a thesis independently in consultation with their Master of Landscape Project (MLP) committee, which reviews the work on a systematic basis. Students present the work publicly and prepare documentation for archive in the UTK libraries. The Committee Chair serves as the primary critic and is responsible to confirm that the requirements of the MLP are met.

Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 24 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : LAR 580.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

PLSC 180 - Landscape Design/Performance/Function
3 credit hour(s)

The imprint of human influences on the landscape is a reflection of culture, technology, values, and societal attitudes towards nature. This course provides an overview of these influences: throughout history, examines the ways through which today’s society impacts landscape systems, and surveys contemporary strategies through which landscape planners and designers seek to address grand challenges. Couse will explore landscape dynamics in a range of territories including those that are intensely urban, agronomic, protected wildernesses, and all places in-between. Satisfies Volunteer Core Requirement: (AH)

PLSC 491 - International Study: History and Culture of International Gardens and Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

International travel experience will provide opportunities to learn how historic estates, gardens, and arboreta reflect the climate, topography, history, philosophical social structure, art and politics at the time of their creation. Course will focus on observation of local plant material, study of different garden and landscape design styles, and will foster an appreciation of international cultures.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC) (WC).
Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : ENGL 102 or ENGL 132 or ENGL 290 or ENGL 298.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Raper, Tyson Brant | Sykes, Virginia Roseanna | Ross, Michael | Shekoofa, Avat

PLSC 591 - History and Culture of International Gardens and Landscapes
3 credit hour(s)

International travel experience will provide opportunities to learn how historic European estates, gardens, and arboreta reflect the climate, topography, history, philosophical social structure, art and politics at the time of their creation. Course will focus on observation of local plant material, study of different garden and landscape design styles, and will foster an appreciation of international cultures.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both 491 and 591.

Other Instructors: Pulte, Andy