Lifelong Learning Home and Garden Courses
Lifelong Learning courses are designed primarily for students age 50 and over. Not all listed courses are offered each semester. See schedule of Lifelong Learning classes to find current schedules, location, dates, and costs.
Landscape Design Studio I, LLI-414 – Hours: 50
Learn the basics of landscape design and basic graphic skills to communicate design ideas. You will use drafting tools to develop landscape plans, sections, and perspectives in black and white and in color. Although only hand-drawing techniques will be taught, all techniques you will learn, could apply to computer-aided design programs. Sound site design principles will be discussed and incorporated into your designs. Learn to design responsibly to protect watersheds, prevent erosion, to promote soil health, and to ensure a healthy landscape and successful garden spaces. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Interior Design Magic, ILL584 – Hours: 16
This course will give you a basic understanding of the principles of design. In a dynamic, interactive atmosphere, we will explore color, space planning, style, and budget. You will draft and create a mood board based on a room in your own home. If you enjoy HGTV, this is the class for you. You will also explore career opportunities in interior design. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.