Students in class

Floral Design

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This program is intended primarily for students who are seeking employment in the floral design business or who are presently employed in this field and wish to upgrade or enhance their skills. The program is also available for those who wish to establish credentials to demonstrate their expertise for exhibiting and judging.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Careers include serving as an owner/operator of an independent florist business; a floral department manager/staff in a supermarket or garden center; and a floral designer in partnership with a caterer, wedding coordinator, or corporate client. There is also tremendous growth in production, sale, and display of cut flowers at farmers’ markets.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: Students need good manual dexterity skills to fulfill job requirements in almost all applications of floral design training. In addition, an eye for color and an appreciation for design elements are very helpful.

All courses required for completion of this certificate can be applied to the AAS degree in Horticulture Technology.

COURSE

TITLE

LEC.
HRS.

LAB.
HRS.

CRS.
CRE.

HRT 260

Introduction to Floral Design

2

2

3

HRT 266

Advanced Floral Design

2

2

3

HRT 268

Advanced Floral Design Applications

2

2

3

HRT 110

Principles of Horticulture

3

0

3

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Approved General Education Elective

3

0

3

TOTAL

12

6

15

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Floral Design 15

03.13.15

1 A list of approved general education electives (humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, mathematics, science, and personal wellness) is provided in the General Education section of the catalog under Curriculum Planning and Design. Students may also take ENG 111.

Name Program Email Phone
David Seward
Floral Design CSC dseward@reynolds.edu 523-5946
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