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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT BOARD

 

DIVISION 10

EXAMINATION QUALIFICATIONS

804-010-0000

Examination Qualifications

(1) To qualify to sit for the Board required examination, an examination candidate must have a degree from a program accredited and accepted by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) or the equivalent as specified in 804-010-0010 or 804-010-0020.

(2) For a LAAB degree program, it must be listed in LAAB's Accreditation Report current at the time of the candidate's graduation.

(3) Candidates applying to sit for either Section 3 or 4 of the examination must also meet work experience requirements as specified in 804-020-0003.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 183 & 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.335
Hist.: LAB 2-1982, f. & ef. 6-24-82; LAB 1-1984, f. & ef. 1-5-84; LAB 1-1989, f. 4-4-89, cert. ef. 4-7-89; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; Administrative correction 12-2-02; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07; LAB 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-5-12 thru 3-4-13; LAB 4-2012, f. 11-16-12, cert. ef. 11-21-12

804-010-0010

Equivalent Education and Experience

(1) In lieu of the degree specified in OAR 804-010-0000, an applicant may satisfy the education requirement for examination eligibility by accumulating the required five years of credit through a combination of one or more of the following:

(a) Non-accredited B.L.A or M.L.A., four years credit;

(b) NAAB-accredited B.Arch. or M. Arch, four years credit;

(c) ABET-accredited degree in Civil Engineering, four years credit; or

(d) Any Bachelor's degree, two years credit; and

(e) Up to three years of diversified experience in landscape architecture under the direct supervision of a licensed landscape architect can fulfill the balance of the five years required to sit for the examination.

(2) In allowing examination applicants the opportunity to combine education and experience in fulfilling the minimum qualification requirements established by statute, the board will apply the following evaluation criteria:

(a) Degrees listed in (1) above cannot be combined to satisfy the education credit requirement;

(b) The work experience applied as education credit may not also be used to satisfy experience requirements;

(c) Any degree awarded less than two years prior to the accreditation of the program will be accepted as an accredited degree;

(d) Any degree awarded after a program has ceased to be accredited will not be accepted as an accredited degree.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.335
Hist.: LAB 1-1982(Temp), f. & ef. 5-6-82; LAB 2-1982, f. & ef. 6-24-82; LAB 1-1984, f. & ef. 1-5-84; LAB 2-1986, f. & ef. 3-5-86; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; Suspended by LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07

804-010-0020

Experience in Lieu of Education

(1) Applicants may qualify for examination under ORS 671.335(1) by completing eight years of experience under the direct supervision of a registered landscape architect.

(2) Applicants applying under the provisions of this section must submit a written request to the board seeking consideration of experience in lieu of education.

(3) The board shall supply the applicant with the format for submitting required documentation.

(4) A Board written response will provide the applicant with the Board's evaluation and conclusions regarding admission to the examination.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.335
Hist.: LAB 2-1982, f. & ef. 6-24-82; LAB 1-1983, f. & ef. 2-1-83; LAB 1-1984, f. & ef. 1-5-84; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; Administrative correction 12-2-02; Renumbered from 804-010-0005, LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07

804-010-0025 [Renumbered to 804-022-0010]

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