Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Floral Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide basic entry-level skills to individuals entering the floral work environment. Topics include: plant identification, greenhouse operations, and basic floral design.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will determine correct greenhouse thermostat settings to control the greenhouse environment.
• Students will create a live flower arrangement using principles of floral design.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton, Select High Schools

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Floral Assistant, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 12 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (15 hours)
HORT 1020 Herbaceous Plant Identification 3
HORT 1030 Greenhouse Management 4
HORT 1720 Introductory Floral Design 4
HORT 1730 Advanced Floral Design 4