The Floral Design Certificate, offered by the Department of Horticultural Sciences, contains 16 hours of concentrated study in the area of floral design for events, parties and weddings. The certificate is designed to provide a knowledge base to those individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career or affiliation that encompasses the many and varied aspects of the floral design industry. The certificate is open to all majors, but students should consult with an academic advisor prior to submitting a Floral Design Certificate program application.
Floral Design Certificate Application Process
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree program at Texas A&M University, and if required, have permission from their departmental advisor to apply for the program. Any major at Texas A&M University can apply. An overall Texas A&M University GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for acceptance into the program. *If there is an excess in applications, preference will be given to HORT majors, then HORT minors, and PEMC students.
Satisfactory Completion of Courses
To be awarded the Certificate in Floral Design, students must be accepted into the program and complete the required courses.
Per University guidelines, the student’s home college or major department is responsible for advising students pursuing a Certificate in Floral Design.
Steps to Take to Declare for the Certificate in Floral Design
- Meet with your departmental academic advisor to discuss certificate options and how these courses may apply to your specific degree plan.
- You may wish to meet with an academic advisor from the Horticulture Department to discuss courses and proper course sequence.
- You will officially apply for the certificate using the Floral Design Certificate Application. Once approved, you will receive an email from the department stating you have been accepted into the Floral Certificate Program.