SRJC Course Outlines

2/24/2024 11:54:12 PMFLORS 83B Course Outline as of Fall 1997

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Discipline and Nbr:  FLORS 83BTitle:  INTER FLORAL DESIGN  
Full Title:  Intermediate Floral Design
Last Reviewed:2/14/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.506 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
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Catalog Description:
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Using skills of beginning floristry, practice arranging, using more elaborate designs, containers and flowers, striving for perfection and speed.

Course Completion of FLORS 83A

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Using skills of beg floristry, practice arranging using more elaborate designs, containers & flowers, striving for perfection & speed.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FLORS 83A
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 1986Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Establish a more complete understanding of floral materials and
   strengthen the use and understanding of the principles of design;
   using these principles in new design forms.
2.  Explore in more depth the care, handling and processing of flowers
   and foliages, especially roses and orchids.
3.  Develop knowledge of the term "line arrangement"; studying and
   creating these designs:
     A. Horizontal line.
     B. Hogarth curve.
     C. Vertical.
     D. Inverted "T".
     E. Right angle (L-shaped).
     F. Asymmetrical triangle.
     G. Symmetrical triangle.
4.  Study foliage types and kinds; understanding the uses of them.
5.  Design a vase arrangement; in a tall vase, using greens as the
   base to design in.
6.  Create a more complicated corsage; further study wearing and uses
   of body flowers.
7.  Develop a use of the pick machine and glue gun in creating dry/silk
   arrangements. Create and design two dry/silk arrangments:
     A. Round arrangement in  basket.
     B. One-sided triangle in container of choice.
8.  Explore the care, handling and use of glads. Design a tall, stylized
   arrangement using glads and other flowers.
9.  Develop the ability to create a hand bouquet, using simple flowers.
10. Final project will develop planning ability; using a theme,
   back-drop and planning the cost.

Topics and Scope
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1.  In depth study of design: proportion, balance, focus, scale,
   design-line, color, texture, harmony and rhythm.
2.  Focus on more elaborate designs using more forms of flowers and
3.  Focus on the use of more elaborate containers, larger arrangements
   and special request arrangements.
4.  Focus on gaining speed in designing. Speed is essential in regard
   to time and money.

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1.  Create a mixed flower triangular one-sided arrangement.
2.  Develop the ability to wire different types of flowers using many
   wiring techniques.
3.  Develop a more complete understanding of care and handling of
   flowers; especially roses, orhids, and glads.
4.  Develop the ability to use and create the line styles. Design an
   "L-shaped" and a crescent arrangement.
5.  Develop a plan for a final project; using a back-drop, a theme
   and determining flowers and foliages to be used and the cost.
6.  Create and design an inverted "T" line arrangement; using a lot of
   negative space.
7.  Study different foliages; commercial and home grown; to be used in
   floral design. Design an arrangement using only foliages, at least
   6 kinds of foliages.
8.  Design a tall vase arrangement, similiar to a rose arrangement,
   using a tall vase, greens for the pack to work in (no foam); create
   an easy flowing round shape arrangement using the length of the
9.  Field trip to suppliers and wholesalers to study dry and silk
10. Create and design two dry/silk arrangement:
     A. A round dry/silk in a basket.
     B. A one-sided triangular in container of choice.
11. Study and learn to use properly the pick machine and glue gun.
12. Understand the use of body flowers in a more advanced way. Design
   two corsages:
     A. A baby rose and mini carnation wristlet, using a wristlet
     B. An orchid shoulder corsage, using net as a backing and
        artificial leaves.
12. Design a tall, very stylized arrangement using a tall container to
   achieve an elegant look. Use glads and other flowers to create this.
13. Develop understanding of hand held and presentations bouquets.
   Design a hand held bouquet using daisys and mini carnations, baby's
   breath and plumosis fern with a little leather fern. Must be made
   in hand, no container used.
14. Final project to be presented. Completed and brought to class.
   Must include a back-drop, table covering, theme, some type of
   flower arrangement and props to complete the theme.

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 problem solving assessments and 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
10 - 25%
Field work, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams, FINAL PROJECT
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 25%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 25%

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