The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Wine Studies: Enology Certificate of Achievement prepares students for skills such as general chemistry, wine microbiology fundamentals, laboratory techniques, principles and practices of wine analysis methods during cellaring operations, laboratory/quality control tests as prescribed by company procedures.
This program prepares students for a variety of positions in the wine industry, including but not limited to: Winery Laboratory Technician, Cellar Worker, Cellar Master.
For students interested in an Associate degree, a Wine Studies: Enology major is available.
Please see the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department website for more information.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
Recommended Course Sequence
- Demonstrate knowledge of general chemistry principles, wine microbiology fundamentals, and laboratory techniques; and
- Demonstrate practices of wine analysis methods during cellaring operations, laboratory/quality control tests as prescribed by company procedure.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of the wine industry including product evaluation and common wine business practices.