Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation – Brewing Equipment, Packaging & Maintenance: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Food Products and Processing Systems Pathway Description: This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in the brewing, distillation and fermentation industry. Classroom instruction, practical laboratory applications of brewing, distillation and fermentation principles and practices are included in the program of study.
Course work in brewing, distillation and fermentation includes production, operations, safety and sanitation, and associated process technologies. Related course work is offered in fermentation production, safety and sanitation, applied craft beverage microbiology, agriculture, marketing, management, equipment, packaging, and maintenance.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in the brewing, distillation and fermentation industry. Students may be eligible to sit for the professional Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD) certification exams which correspond to the program of study.
Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation Pathway Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to brew, distill and ferment various products, including beverages. Includes instruction in production of fermented products, cultivating, marketing, management, legal issues, inspection, maintenance, service and repair of equipment, facility operations, packaging, sanitation, and welding.
This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Learning Center Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.
Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 71