Curriculum & Outcomes

Beverage Management

Certificate of Completion

18 Credits

The Beverage Management Certificate is designed for students interested in pursuing careers as Sommeliers and Restaurant Beverage Managers. Guided by industry professionals, participants will acquire worldwide wine knowledge with a focus on northwest wines, beer, and spirits, and will develop traditional and contemporary food and beverage pairing skills. Additionally, students will become proficient in all aspects of formal wine tasting, assessment, and service. This program's condensed class schedule allows for certificate completion in as few as 2 quarters of study.

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN    

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

CULA 143 Wine and Food Pairing 3
WINE 120 Spirits and Beer 3
WINE 140 Introduction to Wine 3
WINE 241 Wines of the World 3
WINE 242 Northwestern Wines 3
WINE 246 Restaurant Wine Service 3
Total Program Credits18

Wine Business

Certificate of Completion

18 Credits

The Wine Business Certificate is designed for students interested in pursuing various careers in the wine retail, wholesale, and production industries—including tasting room management. Students will acquire a base knowledge of worldwide wine types and viticulture practices while developing savvy wine sales, business, and marketing techniques. All courses are led by industry professionals and this program's condensed class schedule allows for certificate completion in as few as 2 quarters of study.

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN   

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

WINE 241 Wines of the World 3
WINE 245 Wine History 3
WINE 243 The Business of Wine 3
WINE 244 Wine Marketing 3
WINE 245 Wine Sales 3
WINE 262 Tasting Room and Event Management 3
Total Program Credits18