COURSE CODE: 8055

Floral Design I

SCED Code: 18056
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FFA
Non-Traditional?: F

This course offers an expanded study of floral design, which was begun in the Horticulture Sciences course. Course content covers career opportunities, floral design foundations, design applications, and the marketing of floral products. Specific design styles to be examined include mass, line-mass, line, vase, wedding, balloon, holiday, and personal-adornment arrangements. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Notes

Competencies within this course ensure compliance with the National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act (Public Law 116-7). Through this legislation, students are provided opportunities for leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Agribusiness Systems
  • Agricultural Commodity Broker
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Farm Products Purchasing Agent and Buyer
  • Sales Manager
Plant Systems
  • Agricultural Products Sales Representative
  • Botanist
  • Certified Crop Advisor
  • Crop Grower
  • Custom Harvester
  • Farm, Ranch Manager
  • Farmer/Rancher
  • Floral Designer
  • Floral Shop Manager
  • Nursery and Greenhouse Manager
  • Ornamental Horticulturist
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Soil and Plant Scientist
  • Plant Breeder/Geneticist

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