SRJC Course Outlines

2/25/2024 12:17:25 AMFLORS 105 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FLORS 105Title:  FLOWERS TO WEAR & CARRY  
Full Title:  Flowers to Wear and Carry
Last Reviewed:2/14/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.006 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FLORS300.5

Catalog Description:
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Design and construction of floral arrangements to wear and carry including corsages, hand-held bouquets, boutonnieres, wristlets, and pin-ons. Includes a variety of techniques and materials.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of FLORS 83A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Design and construction of floral arrangements to wear and carry including corsages, hand-held bouquets, boutonnieres, wristlets, and pin-ons. Includes a variety of techniques and materials.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FLORS 83A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Describe the different types of body flowers and their history.
2.  Construct a variety of body flower arrangements utilizing appropriate techniques and materials.
3.  Explain methods of conditioning and pre-care of materials used for body flower arrangements.
4.  Properly package completed body flower arrangements.
5.  Based on subsequent repeats:
    a.  work with different seasonal materials
    b.  increase skill with assembly and design principles
    c.  gain confidence and speed

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction
  A. Types of body flowers
  B. History and background
      1. Development of the corsage
      2. History and background of the nosegay
      3. Flower symbolism and attributes
II.  Tools and Materials of Construction
    A.  Use of wire
    B.  Methods of taping
    C.  Use of glues
    D.  Fastening methods
III.  Conditioning of materials
    A.  Types of flowers used
    B.  Uses of foliages and fillers
    C.  Special care considerations
IV. Techniques of Construction
    A. Types of body flowers
        1. Corsages
        2. Boutonnieres
        3. Hairpieces
        4. Leis
        5. Handbag pieces
        6. Nosegays
    B. Use of ribbon
    C.  Use of permanent materials
    D.  Different design styles
    E.  Color choices, matching and coordination
V.  Methods of Packaging
VI. Seasonal Materials

Assignments:
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1. Construct a variety of wearable flower arrangements including:
   a. boutonnieres
   b. corsages
   c. hairpieces
   d. leis
   e. nosegays
2. Portfolio: Assemble photos of weekly design projects with accompanying journal entries listing materials and describing methods for each project.
3. 1-2 Quizzes.
4. Final project: construct a corsage and a boutonniere.
5. Reading, 5-10 pages per week.
6. Repeating students are expected to improve skills, enhance designs, use seasonal products, and produce projects with increased speed.

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%
None
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%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 80%
Construction of wearable flower pieces. In-class work.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes: multiple choice, short answers
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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