Viticulture Fundamentals Certificate

Preparing individuals for various careers in the grape growing industry

QUICK FACTS Length – 12 months, recommended August start
5 courses = 16 credit hours

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CERTIFICATE OVERVIEW OF WHAT TO EXPECT
The 5 courses in the Viticulture Fundamentals Certificate are:

AGS 105 – Soils – Credits: 3
AGS 274
– Water Management & Weekend Lab -Credits: 3
VEN 100
– Introduction to Viticulture & Weekend Lab – Credits: 3

VEN 101 – Establishing a Vinifera Vineyard & Weekend Lab – Credits: 3
VEN 102 – Maintaining Vinifera Vineyard & Weekend Lab – Credits: 4

The Viticulture Fundamentals Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for careers in the grape growing industry. This program is a comprehensive education in viticulture including online instruction plus weekend laboratory field applications of viticultural principles.

 

Fall Semester Schedule: (August – December)
Fall 1 (8 weeks) VEN 100 Introduction to Viticulture (Online)
Grape Camp I Weekend Lab (VEN 100)

Fall 2 (8 weeks) AGS 105 Soils (Online)

 

Spring Semester Schedule: (January – May)
Spring 1 (8 weeks) VEN 101 Establishing a Vinifera Vineyard
Grape Camp II
Weekend Lab (VEN 101)

Spring 2 (8 weeks) AGS 274 Water Management (Online)
Grape Camp III Weekend Lab (AGS 274)

 

Summer Semester Schedule: (June – July)
Summer 1 (8 weeks) VEN 103 Maintaining Vinifera Vineyard
Grape Camp IV
Weekend Lab (VEN 102)

 

 

 

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