SRJC Course Outlines

7/12/2024 3:02:49 PMFLORS 112 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FLORS 112Title:  WEDDING DESIGN  
Full Title:  Wedding 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:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FLORS 85

Catalog Description:
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Principles, methods, and practices used by florists in designing and creating wedding arrangements.

Course Completion of FLOR 83B ( or FLORS 83B)

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Principles, practices, and methods used by florists in designing and creating wedding arrangements.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FLOR 83B ( or FLORS 83B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Summarize the history of American weddings.
2.  Properly handle flowers and greens to preserve freshness and visual appeal.
3.  Summarize the elements involved in performing a wedding consultation.
4.  Apply techniques for creating a variety of types of wedding bouquets and body flowers.
5.  Coordinate floral designs with gowns and other wedding elements.
6.  Work effectively with caterers, bakers, and site officials.
7.  Locate and purchase flowers and accessories appropriate for wedding designs.
8.  Create wedding displays for use at wedding and reception sites.
9.  Based on subsequent repeats, students will:
   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. History of American weddings
  B. Orientation to wedding design
  C. Tools and equipment
  D. Care and handling of flowers and greens
II. Wedding Consultation
  A. Gathering information
  B. Coordinating floral designs
      1. With gown style
      2. With other wedding elements
  C. Generating an estimate
      1. Determining how much to charge
      2. Profit and loss
III. Wedding Flowers
  A. Bouquets
      1. Colonial
      2. Cascade
      3. Free form
      4. Crescent
      5. Wired and taped bouquet
      6. Teardrop bouquet
      7. Nosegays
  B. Body flowers
      1. Corsages
      2. Boutonnieres
  C. Bridal party flowers
  D. Bows and hat pieces
  E. Wedding displays
      1. Church decorations
          a. altar
          b. pews
      2. Reception decorations
          a. cake table
          b. head table
          c. buffet table
   F. Accessories
IV. Locating and Purchasing Flowers
   A. What and how much to order
   B. Working in a flower shop vs. working at home
V. Working with Caterers, Bakers, and Site Officials
VI. Delivery and Set-up
VII.  Seasonal Materials

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Assignments may include:
1.  Design & create a variety of wedding flowers:
    a. all foliage bouquet
    b. basic nosegay
    c. teardrop bouquet
    d. cascade bouquet
    e. partial crescent bouquet
    f.  full crescent bouquet
2.  Prepare and enter a project for a local County Fair (instructor will provide exhibitor's guide).
3.  Portfolio: assemble photos of design projects with accompanying journal entries listing materials and describing methods for each project.
4.  Midterm and final exam.
5.  Final project and presentation: design and create a wedding bouquet.
6.  Reading, 5-10 pages per week.
7.  Repeating students are expected to improve skill, enhance designs, 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%
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
50 - 80%
Performance exams, design projects; portfolio.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, true/false, completion, short answer.
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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