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AS in Enology

Program Outcomes

Student will be proficient in all season winery practices required in a working winery.

Upon successful completion of the A.S. in Enology, the student will have working knowlege of the processes of the chemical analysis of wines.

Upon completion of the A.S. in Enology, the student will have working knowledge of the oganoleptic requirements of a sound wine through the processes of sensory analysis.

Upon completion of the A.S. degree in Enology, the student will be proficient in all aspects of winery sanitation from the presspad to the winery and all equipment that is utilized during the winemaking process.

Freshman Year

  • VWT 20 (Introduction to Enology)
  • VWT 25 (Sensory Analysis of Wines)
  • CHEM 30A** (Intro and Applied Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 30B (Intro and Applied Chemistry II)
  • BIO 10** (Intro to the Science of Biol) or
    • BIO 30** (Intro to College Biology)
  • Electives*
  • General Education Courses§

Sophomore Year

  • VWT 10 (Introduction to Viticulture) or
    • HORT 70 (Introduction to Viticulture)
  • VWT 41 (Fall Winery Operations)
  • VWT 42 (Winery Operations II)
  • VWT 44 (World Viticulture and Wines)
  • VWT 45 (Food and Wine Pairing)
  • VWT 29 (Independent Study) or
    • WKX 95 (Work Experience) and
    • WRKX 96 (Work Experience Seminar)
  • Electives*
  • General Education Courses§

§Program-based General Education 3-unit requirement. See a counselor.

Total Units Required 60

*Electives

Select from the following for a minimum of 2 units:

  • VWT 47 Wine Regions and Wines of California

**Meets General Education Requirements