Enology Certificate

Preparing individuals for various careers in the wine making industry

QUICK FACTS Length – 12 months, recommended August start 9 courses = 25 credit hours Note: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in the Enology courses.

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CERTIFICATE OVERVIEW OF WHAT TO EXPECT The 9 courses in the Enology Certificate are: CHM 130 – Fundamental Chemistry – Credits: 4 VEN 121 – Wines of the World – Credits: 3 VEN 122 – Sensory Evaluation of Wine – Credits: 3 VEN 195E – Enology Practicum – Credits: 2 (x3) VEN 200 – Science of Winemaking I – Credits: 3 VEN 201 – Science of Winemaking II – Credits: 3 VEN 202 – Science of Winemaking III – Credits: 3 Note: Students must complete VEN 195E in Fall, Spring, and Summer for a total of 6 credits. The Enology certificate is designed to prepare individuals for careers in the wine industry with an emphasis on wine production, sales, and liquor industry compliance. Classroom instruction, laboratory and winery applications of enological principles and practices are covered.

Fall Semester Schedule: (August – December) Fall (16 weeks) VEN 200 Science of Winemaking I Fall (16 weeks) VEN 122 Sensory Evaluation of Wine Fall (16 weeks) CHM 130 Fundamentals of Chemistry Fall (18 weeks) VEN 195E Enology Practicum   Spring Semester Schedule: (January – May) Spring (16 weeks) VEN 201 Science of Winemaking II Spring (16 weeks) VEN 121 Wine of the World Spring (16 weeks) VEN 195E Enology Practicum   Summer Semester Schedule: (June – July) Summer (8 weeks) VEN 202 Science of Winemaking III Summer (11 weeks) VEN 195E Enology Practicum
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