2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FLOR 102B - Introduction to Floral Design

Credits: 3
Introductory course covering floral design theory, history, techniques and the skills currently required for employment in the floral design industry. Lab experience covers construction of basic floral products. Successful completion of course offers entry-level employment in field.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Select the correct processing procedure for various floral materials used in retail shops.
  2. Describe the elements and principles of design.
  3. Categorize commercially used floral materials into the four form groupings.
  4. Distinguish color harmonies used in floral design.
  5. Calculate the retail cost of an arrangement according to the formula given (math component).
  6. Produce a fresh arrangement based on techniques and principles presented in class, within time limits.
  7. Demonstrate proper use of tools and equipment.
  8. Describe daily flower shop routines and procedures.
  9. Identify flowers and foliage commonly used in the industry.
  10. Demonstrate proper safety procedures.
  11. Select and label basic arrangement forms.
  12. Describe the uses for body flowers and apply to specific situations.
  13. Construct a multiple unit corsage and boutonniere within time limits, to industry standards.
  14. Outline the procedures for care, handling and maintenance of green and blooming plants on a retail level.
  15. Relate the sequence of product flow through and functions of the grower, wholesaler and retailer.

Prerequisite: None

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