Principles and elements of floral art with an emphasis on commercial design. Topics include basic design styles and color harmonies, identification, use, and care of processing of cut flowers and foliage, mechanical aids and containers, personal flowers, holiday designs, and plant identification and care. History of floral art in society.

This course includes a $100 Floral Kit Fee.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Apply principles and elements of design
  • Identify floral design styles
  • Identify cut flowers and foliage
  • Explain the care and processing methods for extended vase life
  • Select containers and mechanical aids
  • Create basic floral arrangements

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 32.0
Lab hours: 32.0