WIP: Floral Design


Floral Design

The Floral Design program is the development of student competency for employment as floral designers.

Career Opportunities


Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Arts Degree (AA), Floral Design

Plan Code: 1328 – The Associate in Arts, Floral Design will prepare students to become a salesperson, manager or owner of a floral shop. The certificate will help students prepare for CCF (California Certified Florist) and AIFD (American Institute of Floral Designers) certification. The degree will also provide students with a broad based education that will prepare them for global citizenry.


  • Develop foundational knowledge and skills for the design and production of industry acceptable floral displays.
  • Develop work place competencies needed for employment in the floral design field.
  • Analyze, interpret and exercise critical judgment in the evaluation of floral art forms.

Certificate of Achievement, Floral Design

Plan Code: 3328 - The Certificate of Achievement completer will also have the basic knowledge to become a salesperson, manager or owner of a floral shop. The certificate will help students prepare for CCF (California Certified Florist and AIFD (American Institute of Floral Designers) certification.

Course Offerings

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer

FLO 286A
Introduction to Floral Design: Fall Flowers

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FLO 286B
Introduction to Floral Design: Spring Flowers


FLO 287A
Intermediate Floral Design – Wedding


FLO 287B
Intermediate Floral Design – Sympathy


FLO 287C
Intermediate Floral Design – Banquet Holiday


FLO 288
Advanced Floral Design


FLO 289
Applied Floral Shop Operation


FLO 290
Floral Creativity and Competition














Course descriptions


How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.

Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?

Schools/Program Counselor Location
Career & Technical Education Alicia Andujo LAC
Career & Technical Education Lorraine Blouin LAC
Career & Technical Education Laura Garcia LAC
Career & Technical Education Diana Ogimachi LAC
Career & Technical Education Robert Olmos PCC
Career & Technical Education Tom To PCC

Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.


To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, see Transcript Evaluation & Credit Transfer. 


Visit Admissions & Records to apply for your degrees and certificates.