The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.
Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02823)
Designed to train students in the skills needed in the floral design industry. Students who successfully complete the degree are eligible for positions such as assistant floral designer, floral designer, floral shop manager, and floral shop owner. Positions may be found at floral shops, wholesale floral suppliers, retail nurseries, hotels, and resorts, and as a private floral consultant. Students who have completed this degree have proven they can produce not only the normal bank of floral products but also new, creative, and innovative designs for all activities.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Graduates of this program will be able to plan, organize, and develop a budget for the floral arrangements for a convention or business event.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.
For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.
|LNT 100||PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE||4|
|Select one of the following:||1|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FLOWERING SHRUBS|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS I|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS II|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION - SHRUBS|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION: ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS I|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATON: ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS II|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION: VINES AND GROUND COVERS|
|LNT 136||PLANT PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL||3|
|LNT 138||FLORAL DESIGN I||3|
|LNT 140||FLORAL DESIGN II||3|
|LNT 141||FLORAL DESIGN III||1|
|LNT 147||WEDDING DESIGN AND EVENT PLANNING||2|
|PD 290||OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I||2|
|PD 291||OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II||2|
|PD 292||OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION III||2|
|PD 293||OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION IV||2|
|Select 11 units of electives||11|
|LNT 95||PORTFOLIOS, PRESENTATIONS, AND CONSULTATIONS FOR FLORAL DESIGN||1|
|LNT 118||PLANT IDENTIFICATION FOR FLORAL DESIGN||1|
|LNT 146||PLANT PROPAGATION||1.5|
|LNT 148||HORTICULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES||3|
|ART 121||DARKROOM AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I||3|
|BUS 144||ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL STRATEGY||1|
|BUS 145||FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS||1|
|BUS 147||SUCCESSFUL SELLING TECHNIQUES||1|
|BUS 148||DEVELOPING AND STARTING A NEW BUSINESS||3|
|COMM 174||INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION||3|