The Special Occasion Floral Design (PLNT_SCI 3220) course is an advanced floral design class with an emphasis on sympathy design, planning and executing events, and understanding and creating working business documents.
The Special Occasion Floral Design course includes both lectures and hands-on learning opportunities.
Lesleighan Cravens, an instructor in the Division of Plant Science and Technology, teaches the course.
The course offers students an opportunity to prepare seasonal décor, such as wreaths.
As the holidays approach, this specific class period was spent crafting a wreath from scratch.
Open discussions take place throughout the Special Occasion Floral Design course. Questions are also always encouraged.
Hands-on learning is vital for the floral design classes at MU. Students get a chance to use a variety of tools throughout the course.
Students chose from a handful of greenery options to make their wreaths.
Attention to detail is key for students in the Special Occasion Floral Design course.
Students in the course are encouraged to try new things and make each project their own. Cravens, who is a Certified Floral Designer (CFD), offers her expertise whenever she can. Cravens is accredited through the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD).