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Viticulture Management Certificate Agriculture & Natural Resources Total Units: 28
This program is currently inactive. Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.

Term Effective: Fall 2008


The Viticulture Management Certificate of Achievement program provides training for employment as vineyard managers in North Coast wine grape production. For more information see the Agriculture Department website.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Viticulture Management Certificate program are:

  • Complete 28 units from
    • Viticulture Requirements 2

Viticulture Requirements 2 - complete 28.00 units
AGBUS 2Agricultural Computer Applications3.00
AGRI 60Soil & Plant Nutrition3.00
AGRI 70Integrated Pest Management3.00
VIT 1World Viticulture and Wine Styles3.00
VIT 51Viticulture: Fall Practices3.00
VIT 52Viticulture: Spring Practices3.00
VIT 60Vineyard Management3.00
Complete a combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
Fall Winery Operations2.00
WINE 52.2Spring Winery Operations2.00
WINE 3Introduction to Enology4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AGBUS 7Agricultural Economics3.00
AGBUS 56Introduction to Agriculture and Wine Business Management3.00
AGBUS 61Agricultural Marketing3.00
AGMEC 60Agricultural Machinery & Equipment Skills2.00
VIT 53Advanced Vineyard Practices for Quality Production3.00
VIT 55Basic Wine Grape Viticulture3.00
VIT 72Spanish for the Wine Industry3.00
SPAN 72Spanish for the Wine Industry3.00
VIT 111Organic Viticulture 3.0 Units DELETE3.00
VIT 112Introductory Survey of the Organic Viticulture Industry1.00
VIT 120Vineyard Pruning0.50
VIT 121Pruning Techniques for Vine Balance0.50
VIT 122Vineyard Canopy Management1.00
VIT 123Spring Budding & Grafting0.50
VIT 124Vineyard Irrigation & Fertilization1.00
VIT 150Basic Viticulture for Spanish Speakers1.00
WINE 70Wine Component Tasting1.50

Term Effective: Fall 2008

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.

Term Inactive: Fall 2008

Previous Versions:

Viticulture Management - effective Spring 2008
Viticulture Management - effective Spring 2007
Viticulture Management - effective Fall 2005
Viticulture Management - effective Fall 1981

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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