Viticulture and Enology - Enology Track

Viticulture and Enology - Enology Track Certificate

Viticulture and Enology - Enology Track

The Viticulture and Enology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in the grape growing and wine making industry. Classroom instruction, laboratory and field applications of viticultural/enological principles and practices are included in the program of study.

Course work in viticulture includes aspects of plant science, vineyard stock selection, and propagation, soils, vine nutrition and pest management. Also included are courses in planning, layout, economics and management of vineyards. Those interested in enology will receive training in the classroom, laboratory and field in the tools and techniques of wine making. Related courses in microbiology and fermentation science, sensory analysis, and winery economics and marketing are offered. Viticulture and Enology program tours are available for prospective students.

Graduates should qualify for positions in vineyards, wineries, and in related areas of sales and services. Graduates in viticulture will also be certified as North Carolina Private Pesticide Applicators.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
VEN 133 Intro to Winemaking 3 0 0 3
Spring Spring
VEN 139 Grape and Wine Science 4 2 0 5
Summer Summer
VEN 285 Winery Operations 3 2 0 4
Fall Fall
VEN 283 Wine Product and Analysis 2 6 0 5

CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

Estimated Cost

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,376.25 $4,640.25
Books and Supplies $458.25 $458.25
Total Cost $1,834.50 $5,098.50

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