The Department of Viticulture and Enology and the Viticulture and Enology Research Center provides world-class undergraduate and graduate education, research, and outreach programs in sustainable and value added viticulture and enology; nationally and internationally recognized faculty and research staff; and a rigorous academic program of study accompanied by practical, hands-on training, and a continuously evolving program of education for growers, packers, winemakers and processors.
Certificate of Special Study in Sustainable Viticulture
The Certificate of Special Study in Sustainable Viticulture is specially designed for those students interested in pursuing a career in sustainable viticultural practices. Students who are admitted to the certificate program must have completed a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or the equivalent international degree.
The program consists of 30 units which may be taken from upper-division (100- 199) and/or professional courses (300-399). Courses approved for the Certificate of Special Study in Sustainable Viticulture are listed below.
Major requirements (38 units)
VIT 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 160, 165, 196 (2 units), 199 (1 unit); ENOL 15, 45; PLANT 150; PLTH 103, 105, 106
Additional requirements (46 units)
BIOL 11, 130; CHEM 3A, 8, 150; AGEC 1; PLANT 99, 105; SW 2, 100, 100L, 101; MEAG 3
Select 6 units in consultation with faculty adviser from the following courses: AGEC 31, 110N, 117, 120, 130; ENOL 135, 163, 175
General Education requirements (51 units)
12 of these G.E. units are included in the additional requirements. These courses are 3 units of CHEM 3A [B1]; BIOL 11 [B2]; AGEC 1 [D3]; and PLANT 105 [IB]. Therefore, 39 remaining General Education units are required.
Upper-division writing skills requirement (0 units)
Upper-division Writing Exam (See Advising Note 6.)
Total units (123 units)*