FWS124 - Floral Decor

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Subject Title
Floral Decor

Subject Description
During this six week course students explore new and innovative ideas for creating beautiful floral arrangements. Students learn to create floral arrangements for home decor, entertainment table settings and lifestyle events. Students bring hone their arrangements each week to enjoy.

Credit Status
Special Interest

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create simple floral arrangements for specific holidays.

2. Create garlands and candle arrangements.

3. Plan and develop themed table settings.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline
- Create casual table settings
- Design oriental arrangements
- Construct Valentine containers
- Create autumn table arrangements and settings
- Construct simple garlands
- Create candle arrangements and Christmas designs

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, demonstration, individual instruction and assessment, faculty and peer critique.

Reference Material
(Available in the Seneca College Resource Centre)

- The Contemporary Flower Arranger; Linda Owen
- Inspired Arrangements for all Occasions; Paula Pike
- Finding and Arranging Flowers Naturally; Tom Pritchard, Billy Jarecki
- Decorating with Flowers; Jamy Raworth, Susan Berry
- The Floral Decorator; Kenneth Turner

Required Supplies
 Students should bring a sharp paring knife, scissors and wire cutters to class.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Lisa Somers