Viticulture, Minor


Department of Viticulture and Enology

Minor in Viticulture

A Minor in Viticulture for a bachelor's degree requires 14 units of upper-division viticulture coursework and 10-16 units of preparative coursework.

Specific course requirements
General Viticulture (6 units)
VIT 101 and 102

Viticulture Electives (8 units)
A minimum of 8 upper-division viticulture elective units selected in consultation with a department advisor including:

These viticulture courses will require that students complete additional prerequisite coursework that may include the following: MEAG 3, BIOL 11, BIOL 161, and CHEM 3A or CHEM 1A, 1AL, 1B, and 1BL



In their fields of specialization, faculty members hold advanced degrees from leading universities. They bring a wealth of basic and practical information into the classroom.  Faculty work with each student to plan and design an individualized program of study that meets the student’s educational and career objectives.  Faculty members are involved in research and public service through the Viticulture and Enology Research Center. The center offers excellent opportunities for students to gain experience by participating in applied research projects that address and help solve problems faced by California’s grape and wine industries.

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