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  Jul 21, 2017
 
Preliminary 2017-18 Catalog

Viticulture and Enology - AAS


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The Viticulture and Enology degree program prepares students for a variety of careers in vineyards (vineyard workers, crew leaders, managers, viticulturists) to wineries (winemakers, cellar workers, lab technicians).

Credit Hours Required: 62

Note: Students must be 21 years of age or older to pursue the Viticulture and Enology Degree.

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General Education Requirements


  1. Foundation Studies (12 credits)
    1.   Credits: 6
    2.   Credits: 3
    3.   Credits: 3
  2. Area Studies (7 credits)
    1. CHM 130  (Physical & Biological Science) Credits: 4
    2.   or   Credits: 3

Program Requirements


Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Viticulture and Enology Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Evaluate, design and develop a site for vinefera production. (VEN 100, VEN 101)
  2. Schedule and perform necessary seasonal vineyard operations for production of wine grapes. (VEN 102, VEN 195V)
  3. Analyze and Maintain crop health. (AGS 105, AGS 107, AGS 274, VEN 100, VEN 102, VEN 195V)
  4. Grow wine grapes. (VEN 100, VEN 101, VEN 102, VEN 195V)
  5. Select, analyze and process grapes for winemaking. (VEN 195E, VEN 200)
  6. Perform steps in the winemaking process. (VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)
  7. Apply chemistry and microbiology concepts needed for winemaking. (VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)
  8. Perform and analyze fermentations. (VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)
  9. Produce wines. (VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)
  10. Analyze wines. (VEN 121, VEN 122, VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)
  11. Evaluate wines. (VEN 121, VEN 122, VEN 195E, VEN 200, VEN 201, VEN 202)

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