Floral Design Syllabus


    Course Description:

    Floral 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 develop respect for the traditions and contributions of diverse cultures. Students respond to and analyze floral designs, thus contributing to the development of lifelong skills of making informed judgments and evaluations.


    Curriculum Content:

    • identify the aesthetic benefits and the history of floral art, particularly as it relates to current practice;
    • classify and identify flowers and plants used in floral design; and
    • identify design elements and principles.
    • evaluate and prepare geometric floral designs using cut flowers;
    • prepare geometric floral designs using silk flowers;
    • prepare corsages and boutonnieres; and
    • prepare floral designs for specific occasions;
    • use of art elements such as color, texture, form, line, and space;
    • create specialty designs to expand artistic expression;
    Grading Procedures:


    Daily / Minor Grades     

    These grades include:

    ·        Homework

    ·        Classroom & Lab Assignments

    ·        Quizzes


    Major Grades    

    These grades include:

    ·        Unit Tests - Floral Designs

            ·        Six Weeks SAE Record Books  - Students will be graded at the end of each six weeks period on the completion of SAE                Record Book. 

    ·        Projects/Presentations  -  Some assignments will require written reports, projects, or class presentations.  These assignments that require an extended amount of time, effort, and creativity will be graded and scored as a major grade.  

Last Modified on August 18, 2014