Floral Design Certificate

The floriculture certificate program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and job skills for employment in the Floriculture Industry. Upon completion of the floriculture certificate, students will possess the
competencies to be successful at entry-level or higher positions in the Floriculture Industry.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 4420; State CIP Code 01.0608)

First Semester

Electives (see below)4-6
FLR 130Principles of Traditional Design3
FLR 150Contemporary Design Styles3
ACCT 111Small Business Accounting3
Total Hours13-15

Second Semester

Electives (see below)3
FLR 220Wedding Design*3
FLR 200Plants for Interior Design3
FLR 250Special Event Designs*3
FLR 270Retail Flower Shop Operations*3
Total Hours15

Electives

BUS 145Small Business Management3
HORT 201Introduction to Horticultural Science4
HORT 220Herbaceous Plants3
MKT 230Marketing3
ENTR 131Financial Management for Small Business*2
ENTR 160Legal Issues for Small Business2
ENTR 220Entrepreneurial Marketing*2
MATH 120Business Mathematics*3
ITMD 127Elements of Floral Design1

Total Program Hours: 28-30