SRJC Course Outlines

3/24/2023 3:02:40 PMFLORS 112 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FLORS 85

Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will explore the principles, practices, and methods used by florists in designing and creating wedding arrangements.

Course Completion of FLORS 83B

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will explore the principles, practices, and methods used by florists in designing and creating wedding arrangements.
(Grade or P/NP)

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


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


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.   Design and create wedding floral arrangements and personal flowers that meet client needs and expectations.
2.   Work effectively to coordinate wedding flowers with client, members of the bridal party, caterers, and others involved in a wedding.

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1.  Properly handle flowers and greens to preserve freshness and visual appeal.
2.  Summarize the elements involved in performing a wedding consultation.
3.  Apply techniques for creating a variety of types of wedding bouquets and personal flowers.
4.  Coordinate floral designs with gowns and other wedding elements.
5.  Work effectively with caterers, bakers, and site officials.
6.  Locate and purchase flowers and accessories appropriate for wedding designs.
7.  Create wedding displays for use at wedding and reception sites.

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 from client
  B. Coordinating floral designs
      1. With gown style
      2. With other wedding elements
  C. Generating an estimate
      1. Determining cost of materials
      2. Determining the pricing for arrangements
      3. Profit and loss analysis
III. Wedding Flowers
  A. Bouquets
      1. Cascade
      2. Hand tied/compact
      3. Wired and taped bouquets
      4. Teardrop bouquets
      5. Nosegays
  B. Personal flowers
      1. Corsages
      2. Boutonnieres
  C. Bridal party flowers
  D. Wedding displays
      1. Venue decorations
          a. ceremony site
          b. seating
      2. Reception decorations
          a. cake table
          b. head table
          c. buffet table
          d. guest tables
   E. Accessories
IV. Locating and Purchasing Flowers
  A. Develop a bill of materials including seasonal materials
  B. Workspace (flower shop vs. working at home)
V. Working with Caterers, Bakers, and Site Officials
VI. Delivery and Set-up
Concepts presented in lecture are applied and practiced in lab.

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Lecture Related Assignments:
1.  One portfolio comprising of photos of weekly design projects with accompanying journal entries listing materials and describing methods for each project..
2.  Midterm design project.
3.  Final design project and presentation.
Lab Related Assignments:
1.  Weekly design and construction projects on one to two arrangements per week, including:
    a. Bridal bouquet
    b. Bridesmaid bouquets
    c. Flower girl
    d. Personal flowers
    e. Ceremony arrangements
    f. Arch
    g. Centerpieces
    h. Aisles
    i. Miscellaneous

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
10 - 20%
Midterm design project
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 90%
Design projects; portfolio, midterm design project, final design project.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Participation and professionalism

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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