This program is designed for students seeking careers in plant production and floral businesses. This particular degree has a stronger focus on the greenhouse portion. Course work focuses on floral design as well as greenhouse production. Students will utilize the program greenhouses for the growing of flower crops. Topics covered in this program include basic floral design, flower shop and greenhouse operations, marketing merchandise, and funeral floral design. Other duties include the growing of and caring for foliage and flowering plants, processing cut flowers and customer service. Some of the qualities desired to be successful include: the ability to work well with others, the desire to be part of a team, manual dexterity, good communication skills, the ability to be a self-starter and the desire to help others.
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