Plant Science (Floral Design)
Ranchview High School
Business & Industry Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Advanced Floral Design
|Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- Landscape Irrigation Technician License
Commercial/Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator
Texas State Floral Association Level One Floral Certification
Texas State Floral Association Level Two Floral Certifications
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Soil and Plant Scientists||$54,662||116||21%|
|Tree Trimmers and Pruners||$32,240||589||14%|
|Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers and Applicators||$36,733||196||22%|
The Plant Science program of study focuses on the science, research, and business of plants and other living organisms. It teaches students how to apply biology and life science to real-world life processes of plants and vegetation, either in laboratories or in the field.
Recommended Course Sequence
Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
Floral Design is designed to develop students' ability to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design as well as develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises. Through the analysis of artistic floral styles and historical periods, students will develop respect for the traditions and contributions of diverse cultures. Students will respond to and analyze floral designs, thus contributing to the development of lifelong skills of making informed judgments and evaluations.
Advanced Floral Design
Advanced Floral Design focuses on building advanced skills in floral design and providing students with a thorough understanding of the design elements and planning techniques used to produce unique specialty floral designs that support the goals and objectives of a specific occasion or event.
Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster®.