Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Floral Designer FD11

Up one level

Environmental Horticulture

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The floral designer certificate prepares students for career opportunities in the floral and special events industry. Students will receive hands-on instruction in the identification of commonly used plant material as well as instruction in how to prepare, design arrange and care for flowers in the florist shop and used in special events. Courses will help students become aware of the business side of floral work as well as the design theory behind standard industry practices. This program provides courses that will produce a well-rounded floral professional with a solid background in the floral industry. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in horticulture. This certificate is an excellent addition to the landscape design, interior design, commercial photography, and culinary arts degrees.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

N/A

 

Location(s)

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

HORT 1720 - Introductory Floral Design

4

HORT 1730 - Advanced Floral Design

3

HORT 2249 - Flower Shop Management

4

Choose one of the following:

 

HORT 1150 - Environmental Horticulture Internship

3

Occupational Elective

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

14

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