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Total Units: 29
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The Viticulture major focuses on the growing of grapes for winemaking, including seasonal practices in the vineyard and vineyard management. The program also includes enology and winery operations components.
This program of study is also available as a career certificate option. For more information see the Agriculture Department website.
The requirements for the Viticulture (AS) program are:
Complete 29 units from
- Viticulture Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Viticulture Requirements - complete 28.00 units|
|AGBUS 2||Agricultural Computer Applications||3.00|
|AGRI 60||Soil & Plant Nutrition||3.00|
|AGRI 70||Integrated Pest Management||3.00|
|VIT 1||World Viticulture and Wine Styles||3.00|
|VIT 51||Viticulture: Fall Practices||3.00|
|VIT 52||Viticulture: Spring Practices||3.00|
|VIT 60||Vineyard Management||3.00|
|Complete a combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:|
|WINE 52.1 AND||Fall Winery Operations||2.00|
|WINE 52.2||Spring Winery Operations||2.00|
|WINE 3||Introduction to Enology||4.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|AGBUS 7||Agricultural Economics||3.00|
|AGBUS 56||Introduction to Agriculture and Wine Business Management||3.00|
|AGBUS 61||Agricultural Marketing||3.00|
|AGMEC 60||Agricultural Machinery & Equipment Skills||2.00|
|VIT 53||Advanced Vineyard Practices for Quality Production||3.00|
|VIT 55||Basic Wine Grape Viticulture||3.00|
|VIT 111||Organic Viticulture 3.0 Units DELETE||3.00|
|VIT 112||Introductory Survey of the Organic Viticulture Industry||1.00|
|VIT 120||Vineyard Pruning||0.50|
|VIT 121||Pruning Techniques for Vine Balance||0.50|
|VIT 122||Vineyard Canopy Management||1.00|
|VIT 123||Spring Budding & Grafting||0.50|
|VIT 124||Vineyard Irrigation & Fertilization||1.00|
|VIT 130||Grapevine Physiology||1.00|
|VIT 131||Working with Your Winemaker - Fruit Quality Assurance||1.00|
|VIT 133||Advances in Viticulture||1.00|
|VIT 150||Basic Viticulture for Spanish Speakers||1.00|
|WINE 70||Wine Component Tasting||1.50|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
|LIR 30||Introduction to Information Literacy for Research Projects||1.00|
|LIR 110||Finding and Using Information||1.00|
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.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
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.