This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for various careers in the brewing, distillation, and fermentation industries. Classroom instruction, practical laboratory applications of brewing, distillation, and fermentation principles and practices are included in the program of study.
Course work in brewing, distillation, and fermentation includes production, operations, safety and sanitation, and associated process technologies. Related course work is offered in fermentation production, safety and sanitation, applied craft beverage microbiology, agriculture, marketing, management, equipment, packaging, and maintenance
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in the brewing, distillation, and fermentation industry. Students may be eligible to sit for the professional Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) certification exams which correspond to the program of study.
The Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to brew, distill, and ferment various products, including beverages. Includes instruction in the production of fermented products, cultivating, marketing, management, legal issues, inspection, maintenance, service and repair of equipment, facility operations, packaging, sanitation, and welding.