SRJC Course Outlines

2/25/2024 12:30:08 AMFLORS 88 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FLORS 88Title:  CONTEMP&JAPAN FLOWR  
Full Title:  Contemporary and Japanese Flower Arrangements
Last Reviewed:2/1/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.5017 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Practice in basic style and freestyle Japanese Ikebana designs.

Course Completion of FLORS 83B

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Compare & practice in Contemporary & Japanese styles of design. Explore the elements of geometric & abstract forms with emphasis on creative achievement.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FLORS 83B
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1985Inactive:Fall 2005
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Examine the difference between contemporary and Japanese floral  art.
2.  Recognize various forms of contemporary floral art.
3.  Recognize various forms of Japanese floral art.
4.  Develop skills needed for both forms.
5.  Develop a working vocabulary of Japanese and western style arranging
   and the understanding of their meanings and uses.
6.  Employ creative thinking skills and exercise decision making skills
   related to each form of arranging.
7.  Create basic Japanese arrangements.
8.  Create basic contemporary arrangements.
9.  Develop and exercise creativity in arranging.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Develop an awareness of appropriate materials for each style of
2.  Learn the principles of design.
3.  Apply the principles of design.
4.  Create several styles of contemporary style arrangements.
5.  Create several styles of Japanese style arrangement.
6.  Appropriate containers for the different styles.
7.  Chabana arrangement.
8.  Create interest in creative and innovative arranging.

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1.  Supply appropriate materials for contemporary arranging.
2.  Supply appropriate materials for Japanese arrangements.
3.  Obtain and use appropriate containers.
4.  Create a basic Japanese arrangement.
5.  Create Japanese style arrangements in 8 variations.
6.  Create contemporary arrangements in the 5 geometric forms.
7.  Create arrangements using lines.
8.  Create arrangements using mass.
9.  Create arrangements in the abstract form.
10. Create arrangements using imagination and creativity.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 50%

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