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AGH 103 - Floral Design I

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Construction and mechanics of merchandising flowers and plants at retail.
Competencies
  1. List common tools and mechanics used in floral design
  2. Classify the types of flowers, greens and fillers that can be used in floral design
  3. Identify the basic principles of floral design
  4. Summarize the artistic theories of floral design
  5. Produce a floral arrangement utilizing artistic fundamentals
  6. Discuss the historic styles of floral design
  7. Differentiate between various historic styles of floral design
  8. Categorize the different historical styles of floral design
  9. Perform basic wiring and taping techniques
  10. Compare the different wiring methods used for flowers and foliage
  11. Construct boutonnieres, corsages, hair pieces and wrist corsages utilizing industry wiring practices
  12. Classify the florist wire sizes and types used in floral design
  13. Design and construct fresh, dried and artificial floral arrangements
  14. Outline the basic floral design styles and forms
    1. Explain the basic floral designs utilized in the retail floral trade
    2. Design basic floral arrangements which are commercially used at retail
  15. List the basic wedding designs
  16. Assemble basic wedding designs
  17. Assess the uses of various wedding designs
  18. Describe the storage and handling of cut flowers and greens
  19. Point out the different sizes and type of florist ribbon
  20. Tie the florist bow
  21. Practice tying a corsage bow
  22. Demonstrate tying number nine and number forty ribbon bows
  23. Wrap florist plants with basic full trim for retail sale
  24. Prepare Christmas wreaths and holiday arrangements using holiday greens



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