Program Learning Objectives
- An understanding of the fundamental principles of wine grape growing, winemaking, and wine business, both domestically and globally, with in-depth knowledge in a chosen sub-discipline (viticulture, enology, or wine business).
- Development of the ability to think critically and creatively, analyze and interpret data, and make reasoned and informed decisions.
- Development of effective leadership skills, and strong written and oral communication skills.
- An understanding of legal and environmental issues, and sustainability principles, within the wine industry.
- A high commitment and respect for cultural diversity.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate with other wine industry professionals.
- Create the desire to engage in lifelong learning.
Degree Requirements and Curriculum
In addition to the program requirements listed on this page, students must also satisfy requirements outlined in more detail in the Minimum Requirements for Graduation section of this catalog, including:
- 60 units upper-division
- 2.0 GPA
- U.S. Cultural Pluralism (USCP)
Note: No Major, Support or Concentration courses may be selected as credit/no credit.
|WVIT 102||Global Wine and Viticulture||4|
|WVIT 202||Fundamentals of Enology||4|
|WVIT 233||Basic Viticulture||4|
|WVIT 331||Advanced Viticulture - Fall||4|
|WVIT 339||Internship Wine and Viticulture||4|
|WVIT 343||Branded Wine Marketing||4|
|WVIT 423||Wine Law and Compliance||4|
|WVIT 442||Sensory Evaluation of Wine||4|
|WVIT 463||Issues, Trends and Careers in the Wine Industry||2|
|AGB 214||Agribusiness Financial Accounting||4|
|BOT 121||General Botany (B2 & B3) 1||4|
|BRAE 340||Irrigation Water Management (Upper-Division B) 1||4|
|CHEM 127||General Chemistry for Agriculture and Life Science I (B1 & B3) 1||4|
|ECON 222||Macroeconomics (D2) 1||4|
|MATH 161||Calculus for the Life Sciences I (B4) 1||4|
|or MATH 141|| Calculus I|
|or MATH 221|| Calculus for Business and Economics|
|SS 120||Introductory Soil Science||4|
|STAT 218||Applied Statistics for the Life Sciences (GE Electives) 1||4|
Concentrations (select one)
General Education (GE) Requirements
- 72 units required, 24 of which are specified in Major and/or Support.
- If any of the remaining 48 units is used to satisfy a Major or Support requirement, additional units of Free Electives may be needed to complete the total units required for the degree.
- See the complete GE course listing.
- A grade of C- or better is required in one course in each of the following GE Areas: A1 (Oral Communication), A2 (Written Communication), A3 (Critical Thinking), and B4 (Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning).