Science and Technology of Alcoholic Beverages Certificate
This program is available at the following location:
This certificate is available as a standalone program.
This certificate in alcoholic beverages focuses on introducing the major alcoholic beverage sectors (beer, wine, distilled spirits, cider) primarily from scientific and technological perspectives. The certificate curriculum will explore topics both germane to a specific sector and, uniquely, where there are cross-overs between sectors (e.g. cider and wine-making). Successful completion of the certificate will enable graduates new to the alcohol sector to build a career in the industry. Personnel currently employed in the sector will also be able to complete this certificate as part of their ongoing professional development.
Certificate Code: C605
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Identify and explain essential foundational principles in alcoholic beverages chemistry, analysis, alcoholic beverage safety, microbiology and alcoholic beverage production
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply scientific principles to describe and solve problems in alcoholic beverages.
- Effectively express themselves orally, graphically, and in writing.
- Engage in activities that enhance their professionalism and leadership skills.
Some of the courses required for the Science and Technology of Alcoholic Beverages certificate have additional prerequisites or grade requirements that are separate from the certificate requirements.
|FST 251||INTRODUCTION TO WINES, BEERS, AND SPIRITS||3|
|FST 437||CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF DISTILLED SPIRITS||3|
|FST 439||PRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS OF DISTILLED SPIRITS||2|
|FST 460||CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF BEER||3|
|FST 463||PRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS OF BEER||2|
|FST 466||CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF WINE||3|
|FST 469||PRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS OF WINE||2|
|FST 479/MB 479||FERMENTATION MICROBIOLOGY||3|
|Select a minimum of three credits from the following:||3|
|*WINE IN THE WESTERN WORLD|
|INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD PROCESSING|
|FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE|
|INNOVATION AND FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT|
|*SOCIAL AND INDIVIDUAL HEALTH DETERMINANTS|
|DRUGS, SOCIETY, AND BEHAVIOR|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Certificate Code: C605