Viticulture and Enology (VIEN)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

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 1104HORT 1104

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3187VIEN 1104  LEC 001

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  • 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session.

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 1104HORT 1104

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4837VIEN 1104  LEC 002

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  • Lec and lab required for undergraduate enology and viticulture students. 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session.

VIEN 3440

Second-semester course in commercial grape production with an emphasis on the problems of production in cold climates. Students examine the genetics of the vine and learn principles of vineyard establishment, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: HORT 3440

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16629VIEN 3440  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: HORT/FDSC/VIEN 2204.

  • 16630VIEN 3440  LAB 401

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VIEN 4300

This senior-level course uses beer and brewing science as a starting point to explore topics in fermentation biology, food chemistry, and sensory perception. Students will learn to recognize the major ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4300

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18014VIEN 4300  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Introductory biology and chemistry or permission of instructor. A $50 tasting fee will be applied to student bursar bill. Students must bring 4 appropriate glasses to each class, starting in the second week. Students need to be 21 by first day of class unless course is counting towards major requirements

VIEN 4400

Uses a (bio)-chemical perspective to investigate viticulture and enological factors that impact flavor and other quality attributes (mouthfeel, color, stability) of wine and wine grapes. view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16808VIEN 4400  LEC 001

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VIEN 4600

Study of the microbial ecology of food and wine fermentations. Emphasis is on the three main groups of wine organisms (yeasts, acetic and lactic acid bacteria) and the interactions between them. Course ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: FDSC 4600

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3708VIEN 4600  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900. Recommended prerequisite: FDSC 1104.

  •  3709VIEN 4600  LAB 401

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VIEN 4700

Winemaking Theory and Practice II specifically addresses the non-fermentation aspects of wine production. This area includes fining, stabilization, adjustments, clarification, filtration, bottling, general ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4700

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3703VIEN 4700  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: FDSC 2204, FDSC 2205, FDSC 2400, and BIOMI 2900 or permission of instructor.

VIEN 4710

In the laboratory of part II of the Winemaking Theory and Practice courses, students continue working with wines produced in the preceding fall term, considering aging options and enzyme treatments, as ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 4710

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  3705VIEN 4710  LAB 401

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  • Prerequisite: FDSC 2204, FDSC 2205, FDSC 2400, and BIOMI 2900 or permission of instructor.

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

  •  3185VIEN 4960  IND 601

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  • Prerequisite: VIEN/FDSC 1105. Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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

  •  4065VIEN 4970  IND 601

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    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4448VIEN 4970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Arnink, K

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4551VIEN 4970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sacks, G

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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

  •  4066VIEN 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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

  •  4067VIEN 4990  RSC 701

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    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.