Wine Studies Minor

Minor Requirements

To be awarded the Wine Studies minor, students must complete the course requirements listed below, 12 credits of which cannot be used to fulfill any other degree requirement (other major, other minor or LC).

A minimum of 22 credits distributed as follows:

Common Core
WINE 101THE GEOGRAPHY OF WINE4
WINE 211INTRODUCTION TO VITICULTURE2
WINE 212INTRODUCTION TO WINE MAKING2
WINE 213INTRODUCTION TO WINE BUSINESS2
WINE 214INTRODUCTION TO WINE SENSORY EVALUATION2
Select one of the following:4
DIVERSE VOICES ACROSS THE WINE INDUSTRY (ALSO LISTED AS COMM 234)
TOPICS IN WINE AND SUSTAINABILITY
TOPICS IN WINE CULTURE AND HISTORY
Electives
Select a minimum of 6 credits of the following, 4 credits of which must be 300 level or higher:6
MICROBIOLOGY OF GRAPES AND WINE (ALSO LISTED AS BIOL 112)
DIVERSE VOICES ACROSS THE WINE INDUSTRY (ALSO LISTED AS COMM 234)
CAREER EXPLORATION IN THE WINE INDUSTRY
SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING
TOPICS IN WINE AND SUSTAINABILITY
TOPICS IN WINE CULTURE AND HISTORY
SPECIAL TOPICS: JAN TERM TRAVEL
SEMINAR
RESEARCH/THESIS
PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY
PLANTS AND SOCIETY (ALSO LISTED AS ANTH 290)
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGMENT
MARKETING
SALES AND SALES MANAGEMENT
PROMOTIONS MANAGEMENT
INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR (ALSO LISTED AS IDST 486)
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF BREWING
CLIMATE CHANGE: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, AND MITIGATION
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY (also listed as JAMS 357 and COMM 357)
FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (ALSO LISTED AS HSCI 450)
SOCIAL MEDIA THEORY AND PRACTICE
PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING
PERSUASION AND SOCIAL INFLUENCE
Total Credits22

All courses taken for the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Some courses in the elective list may have additional prerequisites or may be cross-listed in other departments.