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Areas of Study | | HORT161 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: HORT161
COURSE TITLE:Floral Design I
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students will learn the basics of floral design. This includes the identification of plant materials and accessories as they apply to the retail florist industry. Labs will include design practice in arrangements trending in fresh and silk floral arrangements. Application projects of real flower shop work focusing in on design speed and quality as well as marketing strategies and pricing.

PREREQUISITES:
HORT160

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify plant materials and accessories as they apply to the retail florist industry.
  • Construct fresh and silk floral arrangements.
  • Learn marketing strategies.
  • Learn how to price the product.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
See Student Learning Outcomes

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Daily Lab Work
Final Exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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