Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Enology & Viticulture, AAS

Location(s): Walla Walla


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This technical degree prepares the student for a variety of careers in vineyards (vineyard workers, crew leaders, managers, viticulturists) and wineries (winemakers, cellar workers, lab technicians, retail sales representatives).

Degree Outcomes:

  • Plan and equip a new vineyard, propagate grape vines, and provide post-planting care.
  • Maintain the vineyard from the point of dormancy through the harvest.
  • Recognize symptoms of vine disease and insect infestation as well as identify potential remedies.
  • Produce an assortment of wine styles.
  • Perform basic wine sensory evaluations.
  • Clean winery and wine equipment.
  • Monitor red and white wine fermentation.
  • Chemically analyze wine.
  • Perform post-fermentation cellar operations.
  • Blend and age wines.
  • Bottle and label wines.

Transferability: The AAS Degree is designed primarily for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions in Washington State. However, students interested in studying Enology and Viticulture and continuing to a four-year institution may be able to adjust their coursework to facilitate this transfer.

Year One


Year Two


Quarter One


Total Credits: 2-12


Quarter Two


Total Credits: 17


Total Credits: 12


Year Two Total: 31-41


Grand Total: 90-100


PLAN CODE: VIEEVAPT (Previously EPC: 121)
* EV Elective(s) - a minimum of 7 to 20 elective credits must be taken to complete the degree. Elective courses include: EV 100 , EV 140 , EV 180 , AGSC 105 , AGSC 114 , AGSC 230 , AGBS 211 , BUS 170 , BUS 210 , BUS 215 , CA 133 , EST 106 , EST 115 , EST 131 , EST 132 , EST 150 , EST 159 , AHSE 022 , SPAN& 121 , WELD 141  and/or any CHEM or AG CHEM course. REQUIRED: FYE (3 credits) required to be taken as well.
The following courses meet the related instruction requirements of this certificate/degree (one course per category required):
(W) - AENG 100 , ENGL& 101 

(M) - AMATH 105 , AMATH 106 , AMATH 107 , BUS 112 , MATH& 146 
(O) - ACOM 102 , CMST 201 , CMST& 210 
(R) - BUS 157 , PSYC& 100  

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