Floriculture & Landscape
This course is designed to allow students to apply an artistic approach to floral design. Students will explore elements and principles of design, two and three dimensional designs, history of floral art, as well as art history, and arrangement styles and techniques with seasonal, holiday and occasional designs. Students will achieve this through designing, creating, identifying, explaining, and evaluating all topics of study. The use of floral and synthetic media will allow students to achieve balance, symmetry, harmony, unity, and texture. Curriculum will include problem solving, creative thinking, interpretation, and written and verbal communication skills.
Advanced Floral Design
This class is involves advanced floral design theory, techniques, and skills of the floral industry, including wedding, sympathy, party, holiday, high style, and advanced floral designs. Techniques include working with the customer, consultations, pricing, and use of technology in the industry. Students will investigate career opportunities and learn job skills pertinent to the Floral Design industry. Construction and servicing of weddings, funerals, party and holiday floral displays are included. Students will also learn advanced floral evaluation, and production of cut flowers and assorted horticulture plants. In addition, the intra-curricular FFA program supports and enhances the materials covered in the classroom.
ROP Ornamental Horticulture & Landscape
This course in intended to teach students entry level skills in the ornamental horticulture field. Students will learn various horticultural topics and s “hands-on” approach will be applied whenever possible. Plant identification, greenhouse practices and equipment use will be covered. Also various landscape projects including school beautification, garden construction, pruning and landscape maintenance.