Floral II  (Art and History of Floral Design II)
Prerequisites: 11th and 12th grade students / Floral I

This course is designed to provide students with advanced principles of floral design and extension from Floral I course.

Course will also provide students with the opportunity to create their own floral (SAE) projects including sales and marketing of their projects through FFA activity/event/holiday sales.​

This course qualifies students to participate in all local, state, and national FFA events/activities throughout the  year as an official state and national FFA member.

This course meets AHS fine arts graduation credit

​This course meets CTE Agriscience pathway capstone course credit

Ornamental Horticulture Pathway Courses


Environmental Horticulture                 Floral II                  Floral II

Atwater High School Agriculture Courses

Floral I​  (Art and History of Floral Design)
Prerequisites: 10th through 12th grade students

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to study the history and principles of floral design. Hands on study and application in selection/conditioning of cut flowers & greens, floral design mechanics, boutonnieres/corsages, bud vases, circular/triangular/linear arrangements, wreaths, holiday arrangements, displays, retail/professional career opportunities, and professional organizations will be implemented.

This course qualifies students to participate in all local, state, and national FFA events/activities throughout the  year as an official state and national FFA member.

This course meets AHS fine arts graduation credit

This course meets AHS graduation and UC/CSU “F” credit for admissions

​This course meets CTE Agriscience pathway concentration course credit

​This course meets Modesto Junior College 2+2 articulation credit

Environmental Horticulture
Prerequisites: 10th through 12th grade students

This course is designed to teach students basic skills used in the horticulture industry. Course content and “hands-on” learning aspects will consist of the following areas:

·                      Horticulture Industry
·                      Plant Science
·                      Plant Propagation
·                      Greenhouse Management
·                      Integrated Pest Management
·                      Container Grown Plants
·                      Landscape Design
·                      Lawn and Turfgrass Management
·                      Fruit and Vegetable Gardening
·                      Floral Designs


Course will also provide students with the opportunity to create their own plant (SAE) projects including sales and marketing of their projects through FFA plant sales.

This course qualifies students to participate in all local, state, and national FFA events/activities throughout the  year as an official state and national FFA member.

This course meets 3rd year AHS science graduation credit

This course meets AHS graduation and UC/CSU “G” credit for admissions

​This course meets CTE Agriscience pathway capstone course credit

​This course meets Merced College 2+2 articulation credit