Or. Admin. R. 804-010-0010 - Equivalent Education and Experience

(1) In lieu of the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) degree specified in OAR 804-010-0000, an examination candidate 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 or registered landscape architect can fulfill the balance of the five years required to sit for the examination.
(2) In allowing examination candidates 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.


Or. Admin. R. 804-010-0010
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; Reverted to LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-27-07; LAB 1-2014, f. & cert. ef. 11/19/2014; LAB 1-2021, amend filed 02/05/2021, effective 2/10/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 670.310, 671.335 & 671.415

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 671.335

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