FWS130 - Advanced Floral Decor

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Subject Title
Advanced Floral Decor

Subject Description
Discover how to design innovative floral compositions for special occasions. Students learn how to create and coordinate holiday table arrangements including baskets, wreaths, candle rings and topiary.

Credit Status
Special Interest

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

1. Create beautiful table arrangements to bring home at the end of each class.

2. Coordinate festive table displays with flowers and accessories.

3. Design and create simple floral containers.

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.

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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.

FWS124 Floral Decor

Topic Outline

  •     The country table setting
  •     The topiary
  •     Creating floral containers
  •     Floral wreaths and candle rings
  •     The floral cube
  •     Floral decor fantasy

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

Reference Material
(Available in the Seneca College Resource Centre)

Inspired Arrangements for all Occasions; Paula Pryke
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