Floral Design Course

Floral Design Course Description and Syllabus: 
 
Floral Design is designed to develop students' ability to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design as well as develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises. Through the analysis of artistic floral styles and historical periods, students will develop respect for the traditions and contributions of diverse cultures. Students will respond to and analyze floral designs, thus contributing to the development of lifelong skills of making informed judgments and evaluations. To prepare for careers in floral design, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.
 
Requirements:
 
3 ringed note book
 
Classroom Assistance time:
 
Tuesday's and Thursdays from 7:20 am to 7:55 am
 
Course Outline and Timeline
 
 Term 1
 

Week

Topic

Week 1

Introduction to floral design careers

Week 2

General floral safety and tool safety

Week 3

Identify floral history and flower identification

Week 4

Identification of floral tools and supplies

Week 5

Identification and study of seasonal projects

Week 6

Study of Fall seasonal arrangements

Week 7

Study of occasional arrangements

Week 8

Study of wedding and funeral arrangements

Week 9

Personal Project Construction

 
Term 2
 

Week

Topic

Week 1

Introduction to advanced floral careers

Week 2

Study of winter seasonal arrangements

Week 3

Study of Christmas arrangements

Week 4

Study of spring arrangements

Week 5

Study of Valentine arrangements

Week 6

Study of selecting seasonal flowers and foliage

Week 7

Study of pricing and selling floral arrangements

Week 8

Identify customer base for floral arrangements

Week 9

Course review

 
Statement for Academic Dishonesty:

Academic integrity is fundamental to the activities and principles of our school. No student shall cheat or copy the work of another.  Plagiarism, the use of another person’s original ideas or writings as one’s own without giving credit to the true author, will be considered cheating, and the student will be subject to academic discipline that may include loss of credit for the work in question.