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  Jun 07, 2023
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Horticultural Sciences Level 1 Certificate

The Floral Design certificate allows students to step out of the greenhouse for instruction in techniques in the arranging and distribution aspect of the floral industry. Florists and floral designers are a large part of the service industry in San Antonio. Hotels and convention areas use floral designers to keep the ambiance fresh with the replacement of potted plants and fresh flowers regularly in foyers and lobbies.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Lawn Care Foreman, Landscaper, Nursery Supervisor 

Related Awards 

Floral Design Technician Level 1 Certificate  

Horticultural Sciences, A.A.S.   

Small/Organic Farmer Level 1 Certificate   

Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level 1 Certificate  

Turfgrass & Golf Course Management Level 1 Certificate  

Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, A.A.S.   

Viticulture and Enology Specialization, A.A.S.   


Total Credit Hours Required: 30

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s)

A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.

Additional Program Information

The Green Industry needs more qualified and educated employees to assume sales, estimating, or mid-level supervisory jobs in this growing industry. Opportunities for employment include landscape maintenance and installation companies, wholesale nurseries, irrigation contractors, and landscape designers.


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 01.0605
Major Code: LSHS