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Wine Studies: Enology Certificate Agriculture & Natural Resources Total Units: 28
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Term Effective: Fall 2005


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 Requirements:

The requirements for the Wine Studies: Enology Certificate program are:

  • Complete 28 units from
    • Wine Studies Core Requirements
    • Enology Emphasis Requirements

Wine Studies Core Requirements - complete 13.00 units
AGBUS 2Agricultural Computer Applications3.00
WINE 70Wine Component Tasting1.50
WINE 110Professional Wine Judging1.50
Complete a combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
WINE 53Introduction to Enology4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
WINE 1World Viticulture and Wine Styles3.00
VIT 1World Viticulture and Wine Styles3.00
Enology Emphasis Requirements - complete 15.00 units
CHEM 8Introductory Organic Chemistry5.00
WINE 55ALab Analysis of Wines 13.00
WINE 55BLab Analysis of Wines 23.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
CHEM 1AGeneral Chemistry5.00
CHEM 55Introductory General Chemistry4.00

Term Effective: Fall 2005

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 2009

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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