Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

VIEN 1104

Broad introduction to grape cultivation and wine fermentations. Topics include history of winemaking, viticultural regions, vineyard and winery practices, wine flavor chemistry and microbiology, and wine ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 1104PLHRT 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4358VIEN 1104  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting.

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    Combined with: FDSC 1104PLHRT 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4606VIEN 1104  LEC 002

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting.

VIEN 1105

Students learn in the vineyard, teaching winery, laboratory, and on a winery field trip. Includes practice of techniques relevant to growing grapes, making and evaluating wines, and writing scientific ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 1105

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4733VIEN 1105  LEC 001

    • W
    • Arnink, K

  •  4734VIEN 1105  LAB 401

    • W
    • Arnink, K

VIEN 2204

Viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, anatomical and physiological ... view course details

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  •  4704VIEN 2204  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

VIEN 2205

Field trips, vineyard and winery work provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained in Grapes to Wines lecture course. Students will produce a wine, from grape harvest determination to cold ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 2205VIEN 5205

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4706VIEN 2205  LAB 401

    • M
    • Arnink, K

VIEN 2400

Investigates the composition of grapes and wine and the most common analytical tools used in their evaluation. Both the theoretical and practical aspects of grape and wine analyses are considered. view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 5400

  • 3 Credits Graded

VIEN 3200

Designed both for students preparing for a career in the grape and wine industry and those with a broader interest in "real world" intensive pest management systems. Emphasizes basic integrated pest management ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENTOM 3200PLPPM 3200

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1007VIEN 3200  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Landers, A

      Loeb, G

      Wilcox, W

  •  1008VIEN 3200  LAB 401

    • W
    • Landers, A

      Loeb, G

      Wilcox, W

VIEN 4000

This course will prepare students for their senior capstone project by identifying and justifying a topic, locating resources, and providing constructive feedback on their peers' projects. Required for ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  4538VIEN 4000  LEC 001

    • F
    • Sacks, G

  • Prerequisites: Enrollment limited to seniors, and in some cases juniors, in viticulture and enology major.

VIEN 4500

Provides an overview of the chemical, physical, technological, microbiological and regulatory fundamentals of winemaking. Concentration is on grape and must handling, juice adjustments and treatments, ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 4500

  • 2 Credits Graded

VIEN 4510

Students will produce, monitor, and evaluate diverse wine styles from several grape varieties using different vinification techniques. The laboratory includes introductory lectures, grape handling and ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 4510

  • 1 Credit Graded

VIEN 4940

The VIEN teaching program teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Current Topics in Wine Chemistry and Enology

  • 17456VIEN 4940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Sacks, G

  • Prerequisites: Required - one semester each of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biology. Recommended: coursework in microbiology, plant biology, sensory science, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, at least one (preferably two) courses in Enology and Viticulture (VIEN 1104/1105, 2204/2205, 2400).

VIEN 4960

Internships provide experiential learning opportunities in real-life winery and vineyard circumstances where classroom knowledge is applied and evaluated. Students are able to master new skills, compare ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4970

Undergraduate individual study in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training and experience. TA duties are determined by student and instructor(s) of course. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 4990

Undergraduate individual study or research in viticulture and enology under the direction of one or more faculty members. Since topics vary, the course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

VIEN 5204

Active learning course covering viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, ... view course details

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  •  5059VIEN 5204  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

VIEN 5205

This is a practical winemaking course, planned to increase depth of knowledge about both viticulture and winemaking principles & practices as students learn about them in the Grapes to Wines lecture ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 2205VIEN 2205

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  5089VIEN 5205  LAB 401

    • M
    • Arnink, K

VIEN 5400

VIEN 5400 is a 3-credit course (2 credit lecture, 1 credit lab) with an emphasis on understanding the practice and theory behind analytical techniques routinely used in the wine and grape industries, and ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 2400FDSC 5400VIEN 2400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5012VIEN 5400  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sacks, G

  • This course is restricted to graduate students. Prerequisites: two semesters of chemistry and one semester of statistics. Undergraduates should enroll in VIEN 2400.

  •  5013VIEN 5400  LAB 401

    • T
    • Sacks, G

  • This course is restricted to graduate students. Prerequisites: two semesters of chemistry and one semester of statistics. Undergraduates should enroll in VIEN 2400.