Fermentation Science Degrees

Fermentation Science – Brewing & Distilling

Associate of Applied Science
60-64 credit hours

This program is designed with a specific focus on workforce pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training to provide students with the skills necessary to pursue a career in the industry.

Upon completion of the degree student will be able to:

  • Expert understanding of sanitary methods.
  • Application of workplace safety up to industry standards.
  • Demonstrate proper forklift operation and safety standards.
  • Understanding of biological and chemical scientific aspects of fermentation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate with others through spoken, written & electronic forms.
  • Discipline specific knowledge of the skills and competencies needed in brewing. Examples include: knowledge of selection of ingredients, management of wort production, pitching yeast, and filtration.
  • Discipline specific knowledge of the skills and competencies needed in distilling. Examples include: knowledge of selection of material for type of spirit, selection of cuts during distillation, alcohol analysis, sensory characterization, and physics and chemistry of temperature during distillation.

To learn more about the program requirements, click on the links below

Fermentation Science – Brewing & Distilling AAS
FS Brewing & Distilling Degree Pathway

 


Fermentation Science – Enology & Viticulture

Associate of Applied ScienceImage of grapes and red wine
63-66 credit hours

The Associate of Applied Science in Enology & Viticulture is designed with a specific focus on workforce pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training to provide students with the skills necessary to pursue a career in the industry.

Upon completion of the degree student will be able to:

  • Expert understanding of sanitary methods.
  • Application of workplace safety up to industry standards.
  • Demonstrate proper forklift operation and safety standards.
  • Understanding of biological and chemical scientific aspects of fermentation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate with others through spoken, written & electronic forms.
  • Discipline specific knowledge of the skills and competencies needed in Enology. Examples include: Quality assurance, harvesting decisions, yeast and nutrient selection, pitching yeast, filtration.
  • Discipline specific knowledge of the skills and competencies needed in Viticulture. Examples include: Grape anatomy and physiology, variety differences, vine establishment, grape management systems, irrigation and nourishment.

To learn more about the program requirements, click on the links below

Fermentation Science – Enology & Viticulture AAS
FS Enology & Viticulture Degree Pathway