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Application Deadline: August 18, 2016

Brewing Science and Brewery Operations
  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

The Brewing Science and Brewery Operations program prepares individuals for careers in the brewing industry through coursework and hands-on training in brewing science, technology, and brewery operations. While enrolled in the program, students will complete coursework in microbiology, chemistry, brewing science, agronomy, facilities and operations, and a variety of business applications.  Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental techniques of brewing beer;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the microbiology and biochemistry concepts of fermentation pertaining to the brewing of beer;
  • Discuss the production, selection, and analysis of brewing materials including malt and hops;
  • Evaluate quality of beer, and identify beer style and characteristics;
  • Identify, select, and safely utilize technology in brewery operations, packaging, and handling;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practical aspects of the brewing process; and
  • Describe and apply business principles related to brewing, including compliance and licensing.

Advisor
Joe Byers
Director, Brewing Science
RH 118
756-4359
jbyers@fvcc.edu