Floriculture (18052-II)

Floriculture (18052-II)

Copyright 2019

Virginia Assignment Code: 8038

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: FFA

Course Description:

This course prepares students for postsecondary educational career programs and entry-level positions in the floriculture, horticulture, and floral design industries. Instruction includes industry safety in floriculture, the science of floriculture and nursery plant production, plant material identification, floral design basics, marketing, and business management. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Note: The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here:

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/agriculture-food-and-natural-resources/floriculture/