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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Craft Beer Trade Certificate

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College of the Sciences
Craft Brewing Program
Continuing Education

Steve Wagner, PhD

Roger Beardsley, PE
Jim Johnson, PhD
Dan Lee, MBA
Wayne Quirk, PhD
Allen Sullivan, PhD
Steve Wagner, PhD

Program Manager
Katie Kuntz

The Craft Brewing Certificate is an interdisciplinary certificate program designed to be completed in one academic year sequence. The certificate program provides an overview of the science, technology, and sales/merchandising aspects of the craft beer brewing industry. Topics include principles of malting and brewing, brewing process technology, brewing microbiology, and topics strategy for the craft brewing industry. Students learn about the trade using a variety of approaches including lab work, hands on experiences, lectures, field trips, and industry speakers.

Pre-admission Requirements Credits: 10

Admission Requirements

Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in the program and must apply for acceptance into the program through an application that is separate from the university. The application for the program can be found at

Special Requirements

Students will be expected to spend significant time outside the classroom working on assignments and projects. Some sessions may meet on Saturdays. In order to receive the certificate, students must earn a grade of C or above in each of the four courses. If students are conditionally admitted without meeting the pre-requisites, they must fulfill the pre-requisites before being awarded the certificate.

Total Credits: 26

College and Department Information

Craft Brewing Program  
College of the Sciences  

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