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|Wine Studies: Enology Certificate
||Agriculture & Natural Resources
Total Units: 29
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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.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
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.
- 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.
The requirements for the Wine Studies: Enology Certificate program are:
Complete 29 units from
- Wine Studies Core Requirements
- Wine Studies: Enology Emphasis Requirements
|Wine Studies Core Requirements - complete 17.00 units|
|AGBUS 2||Agricultural Computer Applications||3.00|
|WINE 1||Introduction to Viticulture, Winemaking, Wines of the World||3.00|
|WINE 3||Introduction to Enology||4.00|
|WINE 42.1||Fall Winery Operations||2.00|
|WINE 42.2||Spring Winery Operations||2.00|
|WINE 70||Beginning Wine Sensory Analysis||1.50|
|WINE 110||Professional Wine Judging||1.50|
|Wine Studies: Enology Emphasis Requirements - complete 12.00 units|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 12.00 units from the following:|
|CHEM 1A||General Chemistry||5.00|
|CHEM 8||Introductory Organic Chemistry||5.00|
|CHEM 42||Introductory General Chemistry||4.00|
|WINE 55||Lab Analysis of Wines||3.00|
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.
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